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Cultural Performance: Shakuhachi Flute

Photo courtesy of Larry Tyrrell

Join us from 1-2pm for a special shakuhachi bamboo flute recital at the Cathy Rudd Cultural Corner by our long time musical partner, Larry Tyrrell.


Larry Tyrrell is the foremost player and teacher of shakuhachi in the Pacific Northwest. Trained in Japan, he is a composer, recording artist and performer who delights in sharing the serene and lyrical music of the shakuhachi. His repertory includes traditional Japanese honkyoku and folk songs (min’yo) as well as Celtic, modern and original compositions. He is currently creating shakuhachi instruction and music videos and teaches at his studios in Portland, Oregon and in the Fremont district of Seattle.

See videos of Larry performing here.