Enjoy Japanese Musical Instruments and Japanese Cuisine in Asakusa

【OUTLINE】
In this workshop, you will learn to play Koto (Japanese harp) or Shamisen (Japanese banjo) in a Japanese-style room overlooking a Japanese garden followed by lunch. Anyone can easily take part in the experience. Enjoy the beautiful music played by the instructor. After the workshop, please appreciate a Japanese-style lunch in the hotel. It’s a recommended plan that Attractive JAPAN has to offer. Enjoy traditional Japanese performing arts here in Asakusa.

【HIGHLIGHTS】
An excellent lesson to learn how to play Koto or Shamisen
The instructor’s performance in the Japanese room commanding a Japanese garden
Learn and play a famous Japanese song, “Sakura Sakura,” on your own at the end of the workshop
An authentic Japanese meal for lunch in the hotel
An experience in Asakusa, one of the most popular tourist spots
* Duration: 2 hours
* Starts: Taito City, Japan
* Trip Category: Classes & Workshops >> Music Classes




【OUTLINE】
In this workshop, you will learn to play Koto (Japanese harp) or Shamisen (Japanese banjo) in a Japanese-style room overlooking a Japanese garden followed by lunch. Anyone can easily take part in the experience. Enjoy the beautiful music played by the instructor. After the workshop, please appreciate a Japanese-style lunch in the hotel. It’s a recommended plan that Attractive JAPAN has to offer. Enjoy traditional Japanese performing arts here in Asakusa.

【HIGHLIGHTS】
An excellent lesson to learn how to play Koto or Shamisen
The instructor’s performance in the Japanese room commanding a Japanese garden
Learn and play a famous Japanese song, “Sakura Sakura,” on your own at the end of the workshop
An authentic Japanese meal for lunch in the hotel
An experience in Asakusa, one of the most popular tourist spots

・Japanese musical instrument workshop
You will learn how to play traditional Japanese musical instrument Koto or Shamisen by the instructor in a Japanese-style room covered with tatami mats. In the former half (30 min.) of the session, the instructor will explain about the instrument and give a model performance. In the latter half (30 min.), you will practice it with the instructor and actually play the instrument on your own.

・Lunch
12:00 to 1300
Go to the restaurant in the hotel and have a Japanese-style lunch

【The charm of Koto】
Koto is a traditional musical instrument of Japan with13 strings and is played by plucking the strings using three finger picks. There many famous pieces of music for Koto that even beginners can learn and play easily in a short time. Let’s get familiar with the rich world of Koto. The refined and elegant tone of Koto gained high popularity also in foreign countries.

【The charm of Shamisen】
Shamisen is a three-stringed musical instrument played with a plectrum called a bachi. It is important to hold Japanese musical instruments rightly and play it according to the method to generate a nice sound.

Stop At:

• Senso-ji Temple, 2-3-1, Asakusa, Taito 111-0032 Tokyo Prefecture

Sample Menu

• Japanese-style lunch