WORKSHOP APPLICATION

Komatsuya accepts applications for the shamisen workshop in Japan at any time.
Please check the following shamisen workshop contents and apply from this form.
Please reserve a workshop 1 month in advance. The last reservation may not be accepted.

Contents of the Workshop

Please select one of the workshops.

Workshop1:Let's play "Shamiboy"! and enjoy an authentic sound shamisen in a more casual way

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Using "Shamiboy", you will learn to play the popular Japanese tune Sakura-sakura or Tanko-bushi!
This shamisen can be played using a plectrum that resembles a guitar pick,without need of learning to use the bachi plectrum, which is a little difficult to handle.
Shamisen beginners are welcome to join the session.

Workshop2:Let's make a cardboard shamisen "Shamisen Kids"!

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At the workshop, you will craft a cardboard shamisen using "Shamisen Kids".
The cardboard instrument can be used casually to play shamisen music.
This workshop can be enjoyed from the children to adults.

Price : Adults ¥15,000- / 10 years old and younger ¥10,000-
(including transportation from and to the meeting location, lunch, and one workshop fee)
Meeting time : 11 a.m. (finished 4 p.m.)
Meeting location : Keio Hashimoto Station (South Exit) or JR Sagamiko Station (in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan)
*The meeting location may change depending on the time of year.
Planned lunch location : Tanemame / Fujino CLub / Italian Pizza Dream Farm Doujin Yume Noujyou / Yasumiya / Akari / Yamatoya etc.

*Please make reservations one month in advance to restaurant reservations.
*If you are staying in Japan outside Tokyo, Kanagawa or Yamanashi Prefecture, you may not be able to come to the meeting place.Plese contact us.
*We will escort you to and from the workshop venue.
*Vegetarian, vegan, and macrobiotic lunches made using local ingredients are available.
*Accommodation near the venue is available before and after the workshop. Hotel contact information is available upon request (we only provide information – you must make the booking yourself).
*Workshops are not held on our days off (Sundays and holidays) and during the busy season. Please contact us for details.

Cancellation Policy
No-show : 100% of the tuition fee
Cancellation of the day, the day before: 100% of the tuition fee
Cancellation 3 days before: 50% of the tuition fee

Access
Keio Hashimoto Station From Shinjuku Station => Keio Line to Hashimoto Station (39 minutes by express train)
JR Sagamiko Station From Shinjuku Station =>
JR Chuo Line [to Takao Station] (61 minutes by rapid train); From Takao Station => JR Chuo Main Line [to Kobuchizawa Station] (9 minutes by local train)
Keio Line [to Takaosanguchi Station] (45 minutes by special express train); From Takao Station => JR Chuo Main Line [to Kobuchizawa Station] (9 minutes by local train)

Contact by phone(Japanese only)

+81 42-780-8518

Reception hours (weekdays and Saturdays) 10:00 to 17:00

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