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