Welcome to the World and Music of Marco Lienhard-Shakuhachi- Taiko and Shinobue
The amazing versatility of Marco Lienhard 's playing and his soulful sound and performance makes him a very popular shakuhachi performer around the world. 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, cdbaby.com and iTunes.
Come and discover his music and find out where you can hear and see live performances. Check also taikoza.com's calendar for more updated dates.
New CD coming out in June 2nd-Pre-orde on Itunes:
Rêverie: Popular Classical pieces played on the Shakuhachi and the piano ( Charles W. Tang)
available here , cdbaby.com and iTunes
Concerts workshops in New York
June 14th: Free concert in the park with Taikoza at Isham Park in Inwood in Manhattan at 6PM
Guest Ichiro Jishoya
Celebrating 150 years of Japan/Swiss diplomatic relationship with our Taikoza concert
7PM tickets will be on sale at symphonyspace.org
Marco Lienhard studied and mastered the Honkyoku & Dokyoku with the late Katsuya Yokoyama, who gave him the mission to pass on the art form to students around the world.
Marco Lienhard is very versatile in his playing from the DoKyoku meditation repertoire to the modern compositions for Shakuhachi, you will discover a new and exciting sound of the Shakuhachi. At ease with Honkyoku, traditional, modern, minyo, Folk music, classical and improvisation, Marco Lienhard will bring you to the essence and soul of Shakuhachi music and he will make you rediscover the instrument. His Taiko and Shinobue artistry will also awake your senses to a whole new level of musicianship. One of the few if not only performers in the World that have attained such high musicianship in all those instruments. Do not miss an opportunity to see or hear him in concert.
Marco Lienhard is available for Concerts, recording sessions,lectures, lessons and workshops. Marco Lienhard is a master of the Shakuhachi who has performed around the world for the past 33 years. He started his study as a member of Ondekoza under Masters Katsuya Yokoyama and Teruo Furuya in Japan from 1981-1998.
Private lessons 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.
Kickstarter campaign for the New cd of Shakuhachi and piano performing classical music was successful
Thank you for all your support!!!
NYC Beginners Taiko , Shakuhachi, Fue Workshops contact us for new workshops
SHAKUHACHI workshop- flutes are provided if you don't own one:
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 email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Taiko: $25 for one lesson and $40 for two hour- also monthly rates
Shakuhachi: Private lessons uptown or
daytime possibility to do them 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 cdbaby.com 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, Napster or CDBaby.com
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