Advanced Student Shakuhachi

Made from Japanese Torachiku (Tiger Bamboo) or Madaké Bamboo


Japanese Torachiku (Tiger Bamboo)


Japanese Madaké Bamboo

Advanced Student Shakuhachi are a grade between the Student and Professional model flutes.
High-quality, cast bore instruments used extensively by teachers of traditional music for their intermediate students. These flutes are made from torachiku (Tiger Bamboo) or specially-selected madaké cut above but close to the root of the bamboo. They are available in the complete range of sizes.

Catalog #  Key Japanese Name Size Length-cm.  Length-in.
TH-1 G I Shaku San Sun 1.3' 40.0 cm. 15 3/4"
 TH-2 F# I Shaku Yon Sun 1.4' 43.0  cm. 16 15/16"
TH-3 F I Shaku Go Sun 1.5' 46.0 cm. 18 1/8"
TH-4 E I Shaku Roku Sun 1.6' 48.5 cm. 19 1/8"
TH-5 Eb I Shaku Nana Sun 1.7' 52.0 cm. 20 1/2"
*TH-6 D I Shaku Ha Sun 1.8' 54.5 cm. 21 7/16"
TH-7 C# I Shaku Kyu Sun 1.9' 59.0 cm. 23 1/4"
TH-8 C Ni Shaku 2.0' 62.5 cm. 24 5/8"
**TH-9 B Ni Shaku I Sun 2.1' 66.0 cm 26"
**TH-10 Bb Ni Shaku San Sun, 2.3' 70.0 cm. 27 1/16"
**TH-11 A Ni Shaku Yon Sun 2.4' 75.0 cm. 29 9/16"
**TH-12 G Ni Shaku Ha Sun 2.8' 84.0 cm. 33 1/16"

*The 1.8' I Shaku Ha Sun (Key of D) is the Classical Shakuhachi and the size first used by students of the traditional music. All of the playing guides listed in this catalog are keyed to the 1.8' shakuhachi.

**Please specify which hand plays top and bottom notes as holes are offset for ease of fingering.

OPTIONAL BINDING is available for all Advanced Student Shakuhachi.

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