Fees and Payment

The EARLY BIRD discount has been extended until further notice.


The fees listed below cover all group teaching, concerts and activities at the summer school.

FEES Normal fee Full-time students (✿ see notes below)
ESS Members EARLY BIRD discount €230 €185
ESS Members (after March 17) €260 €200
Non ESS Members €280 €240
Day pass €75 €70

ESS Membership costs only €20 per year and will allow a significant discount on the summer school fees.

Other benefits include exclusive access to the ESS Members Area (which contains regularly updated high quality content) and other discounts.

If you are not already an ESS member, please visit the ESS membership page to join (http://shakuhachisociety.eu/about-the-ess/ess-membership/)


  1. Download the registration form here. [Registration Form]
  2. Fill it in.
  3. Pay the FULL fee.
  4. Send the registration form by email to: essdublin2020@gmail.com or a hard copy to Bryan Fleming: 171 Moyville, Rathfarnham, Dublin D16 W3P3, Eire.
  5. The Dublin 2020 team will send a confirmation email as soon as possible.

The preferred method of payment is PAYPAL. 

ESS Summer School Registration
ESS Members EARLY BIRD €230.00 EUR
ESS Members (after 17 March) €260.00 EUR
Non ESS Members €280.00 EUR
Student ESS Members EARLY BIRD €185.00 EUR
Student ESS Members €200.00 EUR
Student Non ESS Member €240.00 EUR
Day Pass €75.00 EUR
Student Day Pass €70.00 EUR

If you are unable to use PAYPAL, please pay via bank transfer to the account below:

Bank: NatWest
Account: European Shakuhachi Society
Sort Code: 56-00-20
Account number: 550/00/27685071
IBAN: GB68NWBK60721427685071


Places are limited for the ji-nashi shakuhachi making workshop so early booking is advised. There are extra expenses for the purchase of bamboo which must be paid on the opening morning of the summer school. Japanese madake costs around €120 but the price will depend on availability and the piece of bamboo chosen.

Please note that meals are not included. There are various on-campus cafes and canteens nearby and details of the locations and opening times will be distributed before the summer school.

  • ✿Students must attach a valid student card.
  • ✿Students under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • ✿Please contact us if you need to apply for a concession due to financial disadvantage. A limited number of concessions will be available.
  • ✿Cancellations may be made before 1st July 2020. The payment will be refunded, less a processing fee of €50. No refunds will be possible ON or AFTER 1st July 2020.