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My school is located at Saitama City near Tokyo, Japan.
I have a Grandmaster license of Ikuta-ryu Koto and Shamisen school.
Koto and Shamisen are major traditional Japanese instruments.
Please enjoy samples of my play at here.

Lessons in English are available in my school.
A beginner can take a trial lesson. Please ask me the term of the trial lesson.

Profile of Garei Nakagawa

  • Teacher and Player of Ikuta school Koto and Shamisen
  • Learning Koto since 4 year's old
  • 1983 : Semi-master degree of Koto and Shamisen
  • 1993 : Master degree of Koto and Shamisen
  • 2002 : Launched private lesson studio in Saitama, Japan.
  • 2007 : Established Reon Ensemble which is a style-free association of Japanese traditional music.
  • 2008 : Concert in Vienna Konzerthaus.
  • 2008 : Grandmaster degree of Koto and Shamisen.
  • 2009 : International concert
  • 2011 : Performed at International Physical Society Conference
  • 2013 : Performed at Sakura Arts Cultural Relay Concert
  • 2014 : International concert
  • 2015 : Performed with Ensemble Aki at Roppongi
  • 2015 : Performed at elementary school's traditional culture research project
  • 2017 : Recital held at Saitama Kaikan
  • 2018 : Playing tour in Australia

Lessons:Private lessons, basically
1 hour per lesson
From one lesson to 4 lessons per month
9:00-20:00 without Sunday.
Rental instruments are available.
Entry fee:2,500yen, just once per person.
Monthly fee for 4 lessons:Kids8,000yen
Licensed players14,000yen
Location:2-28-11, Buzou, Minami-ku, Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
40 minutes by a train from JR Tokyo station and
10 minutes walk from JR Minami Urawa Station
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