Masayo has been offering koto and shamisen lessons for over 30 years. Students are from kids, adults, to elderly people. In addition to conventional 1 to 1 in-person private lessons, she teaches online (Facetime, Skype or Zoom). Standard is 1-hour lesson, twice a month. This option allows students to take lessons from anywhere (even from oversea), and to save time for commute regardless of weather.
For inquiry and more information, please reach Masayo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Online lessons Q & A
Where are the koto and shamisen lessons?
You can take lessons from anywhere as long as you have an internet connection.
How much for each lesson?
Private lessons only (no group lessons): 2 lessons per month minimum requirement, $170 per month. If you want to come more than twice per month that can be scheduled.
- I offer these options for non-regular student. One 1-hour lesson $120 per lesson Or, One 1.5-hour lesson at $140 per lesson.
What kind of device do I need?
We use Facetime (iPhone, iPad, Mac) OR Skype (iPhone, iPad, Android, Computer, etc.) OR Zoom. Larger screens are recommended to see instructions clearly. Tripod and bracket may be convenient to use with phone or tablet.
When are lessons offered?
Usually Monday-Friday 10AM-8PM (last lesson starting time: 7PM)
What about weekend lessons?
If you are in abroad and difficult to take lessons during daytime due to time difference.
How can I make an appointment for a lesson?
By e-mail or telephone.