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Happy Holidays from Yung Flutes!

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May you all have a safe, joyful AND peaceful holiday season! I’ll be back in the shop on Jan 2. I have some shakuhachi ready to ship and you can send your flutes for repair then.
Thanks! Perry

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Kathryn Wylie Wooden Shakuhachi fine-tuning

“Dear Perry: I so appreciate your offering to tweak my maple flute to get it to play better.  i didn’t realize that it could be improved.  It’s like going from night to day.  I can now play without struggling.
Thanks again and best wishes for the holiday.”  - Kathryn. NYPerry Yung Shakuhachi Image

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Kathryn Wylie Wooden Shakuhachi fine-tuning

“Dear Perry: I so appreciate your offering to tweak my maple flute to get it to play better.  I didn’t realize that it could be improved.  It’s like going from night to day.  I can now play without struggling.
Thanks again and best wishes for the holiday.”  - Kathryn. NY
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Standing Rock Shakuhachi Donations

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Yay! Victory at the Dakota Pipeline! I have been donation Earth Model shakuhachi with 100% of the cost going directly to the Standing Rock water protecters. Folks all around the US and also from England, Estonia, France and the Netherlands also joined our cause.
Read the statement from Standing Rock:

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Shakuhachi Flutes on sale for two weeks only!

Perry Yung Shakuhachi Image
Hi Folks, what an amazing summer we had. Sorry it’s been a little quiet on the blog. So many things are happening, always at once. The kids are growing fast! Now, I’m back in full swing in the shop and I really need some room so I will extend my Summer Sale with additional savings to my Facebook Community. Flutes pictured will be $30% off now. Left to right: 1) Wooden Golden Phoenix Shakuhachi - $250. 2) 1.8 1930’s Kinko School Jinashi natural bore - $500. 3) 1990’s Pro level SEIKADO Tozan school - $1600. 4) 3.0 Hotchiku from Chinese Madake - $1100 (s an added bonus, I can apply Shuai translucent Japanese urushi Lacquer to the bore and/or insert an utaguchi inlay on the 3.0 for no extra cost. The wait will be two weeks for the lacquer to cure. This offer is time sensitive.)
Thanks and have a great day! - Perry

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Shop closed until July 20th.

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Hi Folks, I’m touring in Europe until July 20th. If you purchase something in my shop here, I won’t be able to ship until then, However, some flutes can ship from my eBay store via my assistant when sold. See here for huge savings in my Summer Sale on some restored TENSEI Line flutes along with my own hand crafted shakuhachi: http://stores.ebay.com/zenshakuhachibambooflutes/
Have a great summer! - Perry

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Gallery of SOLD shakuhachi Photos

Hi Folks, if you’re like me, you like looking at photos of flutes wink
See some of the flutes that have sold over the years here:
http://yungflutes.com/shop/sold
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San Francisco Zen Center Shakuhachi workshop!

Hi All, I’m so excited for the shakuhachi workshop with the San Francisco Zen Center. See here for details on how to sign up. 
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http://www.sfzc.org/tassajara/guest-season/retreats/creative-expression-retreats/craft-pure
It’s going to be a whole three days (june 23 - 26) of making and playing your very own shakuhachi! Sign up soon as there is a cap on the number of participants.
Don’t worry of you don’t think you have crafting skills. See this video of my kids making shakuhachi:
https://www.facebook.com/yungflutes/videos/217292125110228/
See you there! - Perry

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