Welcome to the World and Music of Marco Lienhard. Discover or rediscover the Shakuhachi Honkyoku music with Marco Lienhard. Check out  the music on Spotify or iTunes or catch a live concert. Here you will find more about the music, concerts and the instrument.

Lienhard is also a master of the Taiko (Taikoza. com) and the Shinobue and the music director of two wonderful groups:

Taikoza and East Winds Ensemble. Go to Taikoza. com for information on the taiko and concerts.

Marco has published a book, which is a very helpful and great tool, on the Shinobue (available here and on Amazon.com) as well as CD that you will be able to get on cdbaby.com, Spotify or iTunes

If you are interested in learning how to play the Shakuhachi- contact us at shaku8 at mac dot com. We offer workshop, lectures, concert and Skype lessons.

We have some Shakuhachi and Shinobue workshops in NYC every month:



Shakuhachi workshop: Sunday Feb 2nd

Noon to 2 pm for $45 per person,

Taiko Workshop: Sunday Feb 9 , Noon to 2 pm for $45 per person( children $25) for Taiko introduction workshops.

Let your "Taiko-curious" friends know about it a chance to get the basics and that will you up to speed for the weekly classes.

Fue Workshop:  Sunday Feb 16th, Noon to 2 pm for $45 per person

March 8 ( Taiko), 15 ( Shakuhachi), and 22 ( Shinobue) will be. next Workshop




A new Single just released:

  Sarabande by Haendel performed on the Shakuhachi


Tours 2020

Chicago 1/24-27

Baltimore 1/28

Hawai'i  2/16- 3/4  2020

 Baltimore area 5/4-8

Switzerland May 9-17


Pittsburgh Zoo  Lantern Festival

Every weekend August 20th- October 18th (5-9 PM) Thursday night to Sunday night


Free Taikoza Summer concerts May, June, July and September 2020 in the  NYC parks check our calendar

 For Workshops, lectures, concert or to purchase some beginners wooden or PVC flutes or to get some of the finest Shakuhachi don't hesitate to contact us at shaku8@mac.com

This site is dedicated to Shakuhachi and if you are interested in the Taiko check our other website: 

Taikoza.com  where you will find more info about Marco Lienhard, Taiko and Shinobue.


Calendar is updated on TAIKOZA.COM

We hold regular workshops and classes in Switzerland, Italy and other cities in Europe

Marco Lienhard has received three nominations two for albums and one  for a song- "Tree Spirit" and "Travellers' Song" Albums nominated best albums and "Tozan Matsuri " from Tree Spirit Album as best Asian Song!!!!


Jpfolks.com for complete listings

New CD with Taikoza- TREEE SPIRIT- Kodama click on the link.

Marco Lienhard and East Winds Ensemble best seller is available on cdbaby.com, iTunes and amazon.com

Music from Miyazaki's Movie such as Mononoke and Totoro

 Reverie- classical music with Shakuhachi and Piano

CDbaby.com store


Rêverie: Popular Classical pieces  played on the Shakuhachi and the piano ( Charles W. Tang)

available here , cdbaby.com and iTunes

Broadway Star Brian Stokes Mitchell -Track with shakuhachi :Lazy Afternoon

A Master of the Dokyoku style who mastered the style with Katsuya Yokoyama has a musicality that will touch your soul. His critically acclaimed CDs cover a wide variety of genres and are available on this site, cdbaby.com and iTunes

Private lessons as well as master classes and workshops are available in New York and in the different cities where Marco Lienhard performs. Please contact us to know more about regular lessons, Skype lessons, masterclasses, concerts and recordings.

NYC Beginners, intermediate and advanced  Taiko , Shakuhachi, Fue Workshops contact us for new workshops

Shinobue and SHAKUHACHI workshop- flutes are provided if you don't own one:


Pay for Classes & workshops here

Regular classes:

Taiko Center of New York: Saturday 11 AM-4pm lessons on  584 8th Ave and 39th. studio 604/ Sunday Noon-02 PM, Manhattan contact us to get more info Workshops and lessons can be set up anywhere in the world. Contact us to schedule a lesson at shaku8@aol.com or shaku8@mac.com

Shakuhachi: Private lessons uptown or daytime possibility midtown

For school shows, you can contact us, or you can also contact for New York schools, Symphony Space Cap program or Young Audiences,

Check the new Cds available online on cdbaby.com or on iTunes Marco Lienhard's other projects: Taikoza and East Winds Ensemble can also be found here.

Check the schedule page for the next concert don't miss Marco Lienhard in concert- performing on three continents every year. If you cannot make it to the concert you can also find the music on itune, Spotify or CDBaby.com

Enjoy your visit. We will be updating our website regularly with some news from the road. Here is a VIDEO clip of TAIKOZA: Taikoza demo video


Shakuhachi /Taikoza in concert ShinobueEast Winds EnsembleYamagoe


EAst Winds Ensemble New CD

Listen to this single

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