Chiku-Shin Shakuhachi are made using traditional tools, materials, and measuring formulas. The bamboo used is high quality madake harvested in Japan. Both Jiari and Ji nashi Shakuhachi Generally tuned to a pitch between 440 and 442.They have standard angle and depth of the Utaguchi as well as standard whole measurements and inner bore dimensions. All Chiku-Shin Shakuhachi are made with quality and heart.
The 2019 Kakizakai workshop hosted by ChikuShin / Shawn Schroeder. The weekend of June 28 through June 30 2019. Kakizaki gave private individual lessons, Sunday, June 30, followed by a Group class and short concert. After the concert people enjoyed a barbecue and had lots of fun talking shakuhachi. There was approximately 20 people that attended the barbecue which lasted a few hours after the concert. This was the first time it was hosted by Shawn of ChikuShinShakuhachi. Kakizaki has been coming to Los Angeles after the rocky camp In Boulder Colorado Since 2008, this June 2019 would be his 11th year. It was a great honor to host his teaching weekend, looking forward to more shakuhachi workshops by Kakizaki. Kaoru Kakizakai is one of the leading professional and international teachers of the shakuhachi, he studied under Katsuya Yokohama sensei.