Marco Lienhard

Welcome to the World and Music of Marco Lienhard. Discover or rediscover the Shakuhachi Honkyoku music with Marco Lienhard. check out  the music on Spotify or iTunes or catch a live concert. Here you will find more about the music, concerts and the instrument.

Lienhard is also a master of the Taiko (Taikoza. com) and the Shinobue and the music director of two wonderful groups:

Taikoza and East Winds Ensemble.

Marco has published a book on the Shinobue (available here and on as well as CD that you will be able to get on, Spotify or iTunes

If you are interested in learning how to play the Shakuhachi- contact us at shaku8 at mac dot com. We offer workshop, lectures, concert and Skype lessons.

A new Single just released:

  Sarabande by Haendel performed on the Shakuhachi


Tours 2019/20

June 2-4 Salt Lake City:

June 2nd House concert in SLC

Shinobue, Taiko, shakuhachi lessons workshop

Los Angeles June 9-13

San Francisco:

June 4-6  Shinobue, Taiko, shakuhachi lessons workshops


June 7-8,  shinobue, Shakuhachi and taiko lessons workshops

Sacramento festival June 7,8

Marco Lienhard as part of the 150th Anniversary Wakamatsu

Friday June 7th and Saturday 8th, Placerville, CA

Los Angeles:

June 9th Concert

LA Koto Ensemble Concert
Sunday, June 9th, 2019, 4pm Open / 4:30pm Start
Bridge USA
20817 S. Western Ave, Torrance, CA 90501
Tickets: $8 and 10 at door

Tickets: or email:

Los Angeles

June 10-12 Shakuhachi and Fue lessons


Brazil Argentina 9/10-30

Switzerland and Italy 10/21-11/5, 2019

Hawaii March 2020


Free Taikoza Summer concerts 2019 in the  NYC parks check our calendar

 For Workshops, lectures, concert or to purchase some of the finest Shakuhachi don't hesitate to contact us at

This site is dedicated to Shakuhachi and if you are interested in the Taiko check our other website:  where you will find more info about Marco Lienhard, Taiko and Shinobue.


Calendar is updated on TAIKOZA.COM

We hold regular workshops and classes in Switzerland, Italy and other cities in Europe

Marco Lienhard has received three nominations two for albums and one  for a song- "Tree Spirit" and "Travellers' Song" Albums nominated best albums and "Tozan Matsuri " from Tree Spirit Album as best Asian Song!!!!

JUST PLAIN FOLKS AWARDS 2017 Nominations for complete listings

New CD with Taikoza- TREEE SPIRIT- Kodama click on the link.

Marco Lienhard and East Winds Ensemble best seller is available on, iTunes and

Music from Miyazaki's Movie such as Mononoke and Totoro

 Reverie- classical music with Shakuhachi and Piano store


Rêverie: Popular Classical pieces  played on the Shakuhachi and the piano ( Charles W. Tang)

available here , and iTunes

Broadway Star Brian Stokes Mitchell -Track with shakuhachi :Lazy Afternoon

A Master of the Dokyoku style who mastered the style with Katsuya Yokoyama has a musicality that will touch your soul. His critically acclaimed CDs cover a wide variety of genres and are available on this site, and iTunes

Private lessons as well as master classes and workshops are available in New York and in the different cities where Marco Lienhard performs. Please contact us to know more about regular lessons, Skype lessons, masterclasses, concerts and recordings.

NYC Beginners, intermediate and advanced  Taiko , Shakuhachi, Fue Workshops contact us for new workshops

Shinobue and SHAKUHACHI workshop- flutes are provided if you don't own one:


Pay for Classes & workshops here

Regular classes:

Taiko Center of New York: Saturday noon-3pm lessons on 8th Ave and 39th, Manhattan contact us to get more info Workshops and lessons can be set up anywhere in the world. Contact us to schedule a lesson at or

Shakuhachi: Private lessons uptown or daytime possibility midtown

For school shows, you can contact us, or you can also contact for New York schools, Symphony Space Cap program or Young Audiences,

Check the new Cds available online on or on iTunes Marco Lienhard's other projects: Taikoza and East Winds Ensemble can also be found here.

Check the schedule page for the next concert don't miss Marco Lienhard in concert- performing on three continents every year. If you cannot make it to the concert you can also find the music on itune, Spotify or

Enjoy your visit. We will be updating our website regularly with some news from the road. Here is a VIDEO clip of TAIKOZA: Taikoza demo video


Shakuhachi /Taikoza in concert ShinobueEast Winds EnsembleYamagoe