crafted with passion and precision for the most enjoyable experience of playing honkyoku, zen music for shakuhachi flute. Personally crafted using high quality madake from Japan and china (teardrop mottled bamboo). With over 20 years of experience in playing, making and study of of traditional zen pieces, each flute is created with the spirit of love, meditation and the harmony of nature.
If you’re interested in have a flute made by Alcvin, please send and email to: email@example.com to discuss what you want in your flute. Please allow a month for the creation of your shakuhachi.
I make D-kan (flutes tuned to the key of D) which is normally understood as the 1.8 length. Each D-kan is US$800.00.
Each utaguchi protector is made from the same bamboo stalk the shakuhachi came from.
Listen to this flute!
This flute is 2.6 length, in the key of G pitched at A444hz. Harvested in Suzhou, China in 2013, this bamboo has a beautiful, natural curve at the bell. Tone is earthy and deep with excellent back pressure and balance. Hypo-allergenic urushi coating in the bore. $950.00. This flute is SOLD.