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Satoru Sakuma

This guitar is the culmination of his study on Bouchet.

Satoru was born in 1973 in Ueda, Nagano and currently still lives there. He became interested in making instruments while he was at Kansai Gaidai University reading Spanish. Satoru made his first guitar under the supervision of a local guitar maker Sakae Ishii when he was 20. After having graduated from University, he carried on making instruments on his own while working as an office worker. In 2001, he participated a workshop run by Jose Luis Romanillos at Sigüenza, Spain and studied with him. At this workshop, he also received some advice from various people including that of assistant Gerhard Oldiges. The thorough traditional method led him to embark on instrument-making in earnest. His instruments are only made by hand and the mellow and deep sound has already captured the attention of professionals. Currently he produces about 10 instruments annually.

This guitar is available for export. If you are interested in this guitar, please inform us.

InstrumentSatoru Sakuma
CategoryJapanese Classical Guitars 〔New〕
Number/ModelClass80 Bouchet Model
Scale length650mm
Side&BackIndian rosewood
List price¥880,000
Price (tax included)Please Inquire

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