Impermanence, by Nancy Beckman
Nancy Beckman studied the shakuhachi at Myoanji Zen temple in Kyoto where she received her license to teach the traditional solo Zen Buddhist meditational pieces. She has been inspired by studying Deep Listening with composer Pauline Oliveros and the Four Fold Way with Angeles Arrien. Based in Berkeley, California, she teaches Myoan shakuhachi, and is engaged in experimental music. She is also a Certified Music Practitioner in the Music for Healing and Transition Program. She is a member of the ensembles Cornelius Cardew Choir, Gusty Winds May Exist, and Dream Down Duvet.