If you live in the Tokyo area and want to learn how to play shamisen, Makoto Nishimura is currently accepting new students. This is a unique opportunity to get hands on experience of traditional Japanese music. Lessons are held in English or Japanese so there's no need to worry if you don't speak Japanese. If you want to get straight to it and book a shamisen lesson or just want to ask Makoto a question then please feel free to send a message.
If you're completely new to Japanese music and want to learn more about shamisen why not start here?