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Nora Nohraku Suggs

NORA NOHRAKU SUGGS, shakuhachi, received her Jun-shihan certification from the NYC Kyo-Shin-An dojo of Dai-Shihan James Nyoraku Schlefer, and her Shihan from the studio of Dai-Shihan Kurahashi Yoshio II in Kyoto, Japan; she teaches, performs, and records on both shakuhachi and Western flute. Dr. Suggs is a graduate of Houston’s Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine, with extensive private education in music and degrees in biology, English literature, medicine, and surgery. She has played in England, Canada, Japan, Italy, Alaska, and throughout the United States; and is now active as a teacher, recitalist and chamber musician in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley. Dr. Suggs is the flutist and Artistic Director of the chamber music ensemble SATORI, and for over 15 years has also played in duos with classical guitar and flute; currently she performs and records with the Fairfield Duo. She has taught on the music faculty at Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA, and the Community Music School of the Lehigh Valley, and currently teaches a large private studio on both shakuhachi and flute.