B I O G R A P H Y Teruo Furuya

Born in Osaka, Teruo Furuya began studies of the shakuhachi under Katsuya Yokoyama at age 18. In 1971, he graduated from Tokyo Gakugei University and the NHK Traditional Music Conservatory. At that time, he also made his debut on NHK television. He regularly holds his own recitals and makes numerous guest appearances in various concerts.

He has appeared in several of Yokoyama's recordings and has made his own set of shakuhachi practice videos and two CDs. He teaches at the NHK Culture Center and Gakugei University and is one of the main instructors of the Kokusai Yokoyama's Shakuhachi Kenshu Kan, the sponsors of the First International Shakuhachi festival.

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email: furuya108@yahoo.co.jp

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