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Cathleen B. Read

Instrument/Discipline: Sōkyoku, Koto, Voice
School (流): Yamada-ryū
Ha/Kai (流派/会): Nakanoshima shachu
Professional Name (芸名): Ayakano 

Home Address: 19 Sagamore Avenue, Medford, MA 02155
Home Phone: 781-483-3820

Employment: Tufts University, Music Department instructor
Email: cathleenread@gmail.com

Do you teach? Yes

Do you perform? Yes

Additional information:

Cathleen Read holds a BA from Mount Holyoke College and a PhD in Ethnomusicology from Wesleyan University. Her dissertation is entitled Yamada-ryū Sōkyoku and Its Repertoire. She also holds the Yamada-ryū certificates of urayurushi, nakayurushi, okuyurushi, and natori.