Philip Horan at Japanese Gardens in County Kildare.

Philip Suimei Horan is a shakuhachi player and maker based in Dublin, Ireland. He studied the Tozan-ryū and completed a Jun Shihan in 2013 as part of Shin Tozan-ryū (France). He teaches shakuhachi and shakuhachi making to a small and enthusiastic group of students in Dublin. He often performs shakuhachi with the Dublin-based player of the Irish harp, Junshi Murakami. He also regularly performs on shakuhachi and bansuri with members of the Indian Classical Music Society of Ireland.


  1. Hallo I’ll try to bye your cd and the white book of songs as l discovered only afterwords (WSF2018) how beautiful they are. Would really love to play them.

  2. Hi Damon. Thanks for your message. I will have the website back up and the CD and books up for sale shortly.

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