Dr. Yui Shikakura
Teacher, performer and researcher in the field of Education, Music,Culture and the Arts; Ethnomusicologist specialising in Kabuki and Japanese Traditional Music. As a performer, I have performed mainly in Tokyo. I teach both one to one and groups of students, from early years to college undergraduate studies.
I have designed music workshops and organized lecture concerts for everyone from young children to seniors in Tokyo, Shizuoka, Nagano (Japan).I have conducted research on the gender gap in Japanese traditional arts, pedagogical methods of traditional music education for young students, and spectral and sound quantity analysis of various style of vocal sound. One of my principal goals is to create my own traditional music education curricula for various types of students.