School (流): Kinko-ryū
Ha/Kai (流派/会): Chikuyusha
Professional Name (芸名): Shōyū 笙友
Do you perform? Yes
Glenn Swann began studying shakuhachi in 1994. His teachers have included Tomie Hahn, Steven Rowland, and David Wheeler. He currently studies with Kawase Junsuke III, Iemoto of Kinko-ryū Chikuyusha. He received Shihan certification in August 2011, along with the name Shōyū 笙友. In performances, he has collaborated with a variety of instruments, including piano, voice, koto, guqin, and percussion. In addition to shakuhachi, he teaches taijiquan and pursues studies in chado, haiku, and Chinese calligraphy.