Traditional Music & Shinobue (flute) Experience at Daisho-in Temple of Miyajima

・Experience Japanese traditional music.
・The lesson is held at Daisho-in temple which is the oldest temple in Miyajima.
・You can learn how to play Japanese traditional musical instrument Shinobue flute.
・It’s also interesting to see the instructor performing in formal clothing, hakama.
・Also a tsudumi (hand drum), a unique traditional instrument will be played.
* Duration: 2 hours
* Starts: Hatsukaichi, Japan
* Trip Category: Classes & Workshops >> Music Classes




・Experience Japanese traditional music.
・The lesson is held at Daisho-in temple which is the oldest temple in Miyajima.
・You can learn how to play Japanese traditional musical instrument Shinobue flute.
・It’s also interesting to see the instructor performing in formal clothing, hakama.
・Also a tsudumi (hand drum), a unique traditional instrument will be played.

Itinerary

Shinobue is a traditional musical instrument made of bamboo and has been used since ancient times for the festivals, Kagura (sacred music) and Shishimai (lion dance).​ ​
As a classical Japanese music, shinobue is used in kabuki and noh theaters as well as in a puppet theater along with shakuhachi, shamisen and hand-drums.
This course is conducted by Ikkan Fukuhara, a shinobue musician with more than 20 years of experience and who is also an ambassador of Miyajima Tourism. The lesson with shinobue live concert would definitely be a priceless experience.​ ​
In this course you will learn to handle a shinobue and play a traditional music “SAKURA”.​
​ Playing shinobue flutes originally supposed to call God.
At Daisho-in temple with more than thousand years of history, you can enjoy shinobue music, unique timbre of prayer, joy and nostalgia which has been played over thousand years.​ ​
Tour steps​ ​
①Assemble at 13:15
②Lesson starts
 ​ ​Presentation about shinobue by an instructor (13:30~13:45)
③Enjoy instructor’s performance (13:45~14:30)
④Hold shinobue and learn to play a song Sakura which has a long history of thousand years (14:30~15:15)
⑤Exchange of lesson impressions (~15:30)
⑥End

Stop At:

• Daishoin Temple, 210 Miyajimacho, Hatsukaichi 739-0592 Hiroshima Prefecture