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Bruno Deschênes

Instrument/Discipline: Shakuhachi; Matsu Take Ensemble, artistic director (based in Montreal, Canada)
School (流): Dōkyoku, Kinko-ryū
Professional Name (芸名): Bruno Deschênes

Home Address: 5561 Clark Street, Montréal (Québec), H2T 2V5
Home Phone: 514-277-4665


Do you teach? Yes

Do you perform? Yes

Additional information:

Deschênes’ shakuhachi sensei are Alcvin Takegawa Ramos from dōkyoku-ryū and Yoshio Kurahashi from kinko-ryū. He performs with The Matsu Take Ensemble and gives concerts for solo and duo shakuhachi. He also gives regular lectures on the shakuhachi and Japanese traditional music.