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Glenn Shōyū Swann

Instrument/Discipline: Shakuhachi
School (流): Kinko-ryū 
Ha/Kai (流派/会): Chikuyusha
Professional Name (芸名): Shōyū 笙友

Home Address: Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Home Phone: 609-883-7165

Email 1: caine2323@yahoo.com
Email 2: chikukai2323@yahoo.co.jp
Website: www.facebook.com/glennswannshakuhachi

Do you teach? Yes                               

Do you perform? Yes

Additional information:

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.