Brian teaches private students from his home in Oakland.
Has taught group lessons at Montclair Elementary School and the Nippon Gakuen (Japanese language school) at the Oakland Buddhist Temple, koto classes at UC Berkeley, and maintains a busy performance schedule.
He holds a “koshi” instructor’s degree in koto from the Sawai Soukyokuin in Tokyo, Japan
Brian has a Bachelor of Arts. in Music Composition from California State University East Bay.