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Sumiyo Guerena ゲレナ純代

Instrument/Discipline: Koto 琴, Shamisen 三味線
School (流): Ikuta-ryū, koto; Nogawa-ryū, shamisen 野川流三味線
Ha/Kai (流派/会): Todo-Ongakukai, Koji Kikuhara  当道音楽会 菊原光治門下
Professional Name (芸名): Naoko  尚子

Home Address: 650 Lessley Place, Davis, CA 95616
Home Phone: 530-297-1069

Work Phone: 530-753-1100
Email 1: kotoharp@yahoo.com
Email 2: sumiyomaru@hotmail.com
Website: www.naokokoto.web.fc2.com/

Do you teach? Yes                               

Do you perform? Yes

Additional information:

Sumiyo Guerena trained in classical singing with Ichijuro Kiyomoto, dance with Monjyro Fujima, tea ceremony with Soko Suzuki, and tsuzumi with Jukei Nakamura.  She trained as a maiko at Gion-Higashi-Kabukai in Kyoto, Japan from 1979 to 1981. She is also studying biwa with Molly Kyokuto Kimura in Sacramento, CA.