• Performance Offerings


Masayo Ishigure and Miyabi Koto Shamisen Ensemble are pleased to offer a wide range of cultural programs for various occasions. For information about our performance availability and scheduling, please go to our “Contact Us” section and send us a message.

Types of performances

Full concert
Koto and shamisen concerts featuring traditional and contemporary music. From solo to group performances of 10+ players.

Produce collaborative performances of koto and shamisen music with shakuhachi, Japanese dance, taiko drum, etc. Musical performance combining various types of music including orchestra, jazz, etc. are available.

Casual performance
Masayo Ishigure and Miyabi Koto Shamisen Ensemble are able to perform in casual settings including lunchtime music concerts, museum concerts, festivals, wedding ceremonies, private parties, banquet/ dinner entertainment, annual events, holiday programs, special events, etc.

Workshop/ Lecture/ demonstration
Introduction of koto and shamisen including historical background, features of the instruments, basic techniques, demonstration and hands on opportunity for participants, etc. Intended audiences could be kids, students of music, general public.

School performance
Performance and/or lectures and demonstrations at schools including brief introduction of Japanese culture.