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Traditional Japanese Koto Harp Lesson and Private Performance in Kyoto

 

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Description

Discover the world of Japanese music through a beginner-friendly koto harp lesson. Learn how to properly strum the notes to play a simple piece with your instructor. In the end, enjoy a wonderful concert by a professional performer.

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made between 3 business days (18:00 local time) to 2 business days (18:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Activity Detail

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:25-12-2019   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available Days:   Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Adult/Child (Age 6 & up) $96 $80*$96

Inclusion

  • Certificate of completion
  • Koto rental / Plectra rental / Sheet music rental
  • English-speaking assistant
  • Japanese-speaking instructor

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Max Qty: 7 (Maximum tickets can be booked)

Start Timings

  • 10:00,  14:00

Duration

  • 1 (hrs)

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • 7-minute walk from Saiin Station on the Hankyu Railway or Keifuku Randen Tram Line.
    15-minute walk from JR Tanba station.
    5-minute walk from Nishioji Matsubara bus stop on bus #205 from Kyoto station.
    7-minute walk from Shijo Onmaedori bus stop on bus #26 or #28 from Kyoto station.

Restrictions

  • Children 6 years old and above can participate in this activity, however this activity is recommended for children 10 years old and above to fully enjoy and understand the experience.

Additional Notes

  • This activity will be held in Japanese with basic English instructions.

Dressing & Items to Bring

  • Camera

Schedule

Traditional Japanese Koto Harp Lesson and Private Performance in Kyoto
10:00:00 Check-in at Kyomachiya Kiotto

Day: Day1
Introduction
Get an introduction to the koto harp instrument. See how the actual instrument is like along with how the sound is produced.
Day: Day1
Positioning and Playing
The koto harp is played using a special plectra placed on your fingers that are used to strum the strings. Learn how to position yourself by the koto harp to properly play the notes one by one.
Day: Day1
Practice
Once you got the basics down, try practicing playing the famous Japanese song, "Sakura Sakura." Your instructor will guide you through to be able to master the song.
Day: Day1
Play Different Songs
After getting comfortable try playing different songs and play together with your instructor! Create a wonderful harmony while having fun making music with a traditional Japanese instrument.
Day: Day1
Live Performance
Take this wonderful opportunity to listen to a professional musician play stunning pieces on the koto. Lend your ears to the fantastic tunes as you relax to the melodious sounds.
Day: Day1
Photos and Q&A
Receive a certificate of completion of your koto lesson and take a memorable photo of your experience. If you have any questions for your instructor, feel free to ask.
Day: Day1
11:30:00 Check-out at Kyomachiya Kiotto

Day: Day1

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