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Kenji Haba

Kenji Haba is a guitarist who heralds a new direction for classical guitar through his insight and work with the coloration of sounds, as well as through bringing new formats to the landscape, including the innovative guitar-cello ensemble. He is also an active performer of contemporary music, with over 20 pieces of music written for and premiered by him, including works featured in classical guitar magazines in Japan as well as the US. He is well known for his interpretation of Toru Takemitsu, his performances having been described as an “ideal match for Takemitsu’s music” by Fanfare.

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Primary Instrument

Guitar, acoustic


New York City

Willing to teach

Beginner to advanced


I offer guitar lessons in NYC, including In-home lessons in NYC, including Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens. Guitar lessons NYC are available for Children and Adults of all ages and skill levels Guitar lessons/classes provide students individual instruction with one of our guitar school’s faculty members and customize to the specific goals, needs and aspirations of each student regardless of experience or age. At Willan Academy of Music, we provide free consultation to identify and tailor to your specific needs

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