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Academy​

Academy lectured by reknown, highly acclaimed musicians 

​tutored by our assistant lecturer 

ピアノの鍵盤

​Master course

for advanced students 

Piano

Violin

Cello

Our piano, violin, cello professors will provide

private lessons for advanced students and musicians.

Outline for Master course applicants 

Outline for Master course 

applicants

2 private lessons (50 min. each)

*one lesson from both Professors Aoyagi and Fujimura in the piano division 

Period of lessons 

March 28th - April 1st 2024

Qualification

Major music students, examinees and

musicians

Number of students accepting

Piano: 14

Violin: 10

Cello: 7

Tuition fee

35,000 JPY

(includes entrance for all concerts)

Piano accompaniment fee

5,000 JPY

Free of charge if intend to leave before March 31st or NOT perform in the students’ concert.

 Violinists and cellists are required to send a „binded“

copy of the accompaniment music sheet(s) to the secretary no later than Feb. 10.

Datas (PDF and so on) are acceptable.

Application Period

Dec. 1st 2023 to Jan. 31

2024

Other informations

Applicants are responsible to cover their travel and 

accommodation, meal expenses (the office will

provide hotel informations).

If the application exceeds the class’ number of students limit, we will screen your application by CV.

As soon as your application is accepted, the office will

provide detailed information.

Professors:

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​Piano

Susumu Aoyagi

青柳 晋

Reknown Japanese pianist Susumu Aoyagi has started piano lessons at the age of five in Dallas Texas, and held his first solo recital in the same year.
His teacher was Jo Boatright, assistant of the legendary pianist Lili Kraus. Susumu had opportunities to play for the Maestra and received lessons from her until the age of fifteen.
At the age of nine he made his orchestral debut with the Fort Worth Symphony, and continued lessons in Japan after his family moved back to Japan.
After winning the Japan National Competition for Students, he studied in Toho Gakuen School of music and Hochschule der Kunste Berlin.
First Prizes in Jaen Piano Competition of Spain, Alfredo Casella Competition on Italy, Prizewinner of Marguerite Long = Jacques Thibauld Crespin Competition of France. Numerous orchestral appearances,Solo Recitals, Chamber music concerts in Japan and many other countries,His CD recordings are highly acclaimed.

Professor of Piano at Tokyo University of the Arts (GEIDAI), President of the jury, producer of the Takamatsu International Piano Competition, Music Director of the Nagasaki Ojika Music Festival, Board member of the Japan Chopin Society.Resides in Tokyo since 2000.

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​Piano

Yuko Fujimura​

​藤村 佑子

Born in Fukuoka, started.piano lessons at the age of 5. National winnerof Japan Music Competition for Students,recipient of the Minister of Education Award. While attending Toho Gakuen School ov Music, she won 

the Japan Music Competition, followed by receiving the International Competition Dispatch Scholarship. Prizewinner of both ARD Munich and Long Thibaud Crespin Competitions, performed recitals and concertos in

London, Vienna, Paris  Berlin and Madrid. Orchestral appearances with most of the major orchestras in Japan, and has made numerous TV appearances. Her recording of Mussorgsky and Tchaikovsky are highly acclaimed.

Honorable professor of Sakuyo University, Guest Principal of Fukuoka Music Academy. She was awarded the Fukuoka cultural citizenship Award.

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​Violin

​Natsumi Tamai

​玉井 菜採

Born in Kyoto and began playing the violin at age of four. After receiving various awards in Japan, she won the first prize and special prize in the 1992 Prague Spring International Music Competition in the 1992. She graduated from Toho Gakuen School of Music in Tokyo with her bachelor degree. She also received “Diploma d’Onore” from the summer seminar at the Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Italy.


She continued her studies with Herman Krebbers at the Sweelinck Conservatorium in Amsterdam and with Ana Chumachenco at the Hochschule für Musik in München. She won several prizes such as the 2nd prize in the J.S.Bach International Music Competition in Leipzig, the 5th prize in the 1997 the Queen Elisabeth Competition and the 2nd prize in the 2000 Jean Sibelius International Violin Competition in Helsinki, Finland.

Natsumi Tamai has given many successful concerts throughout Europe and Japan. As soloist she is guest of major orchestras, amongst them Russian national Philharmonic, Helsinki Philharmonic, Slovak Philharmonic, NHK symphony orchestra and Osaka Philharmonic. 

Currently she is a professor at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music (Geidai), a member of Kioi Sinfonietta Tokyo and concertmistress of Geidai Philharmonia and Ensemble of Tokyo.

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​長谷川 陽子

​Yoko Hasegawa

​Cello

Yoko Hasegawa studied under Yoritoyo Inoue at the "Music School for Children" (affiliated to the Toho Gakuen College of Music) from the age of 9. At the age of 15, in the year she entered the Toho Gakuen School of Music High School Division, she came out second in the 54th Japan Music Competition. In 1987, she held her debut recital under the "Fresh Artist Series" sponsored by the Ongaku-No-Tomo-Sha.

In 1988, she performed her first concerto at the New Year's Concert with the Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ken-ichiro Kobayashi. The same year, she entered Toho Gakuen College of Music. During this period, she became an artist under contract for Victor Entertainment and released her debut album, "Yoko Hasegawa Plays Her Favorites". The CD ranked first place on the top-sellers chart for classical music, making her the first Japanese cellist ever to achieve this remarkable result.

In 1989, she was sent to the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki as an overseas trainee by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, where she studied under Prof. Arto Noras. (She returned to Japan in 1992 upon graduating summa cum laude.) In 1990, she won the special prize at the Mstislav Rostropovich International Cello Competition.

In addition to performing with the major orchestras of Japan, Hasegawa has been invited to perform as a soloist with foreign orchestras such as the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio-France (conducted by M. Janowski), the Hungarian Symphony Orchestra, Wien Konzertverein Chamber Orchestra and the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra (conducted by Vassily Sinaisky), and has been highly praised for her musicality. Also active in holding recitals, in 1993 and 1999, she appeared in the "Cello Concert Series in Tribute to Pablo Casals" at Casals Hall.

In 1995, she participated in the Opening Gala Concert of the Kioi Hall, and also held her own recital in the same hall. In recent years, she has been on tours in Japan performing in an ensemble with Pascal Roge, a collaboration which won high acclaim. In 1997, Hasegaswa presented herself as a narrator of a television program produced by NHK BS entitled "The Sound of the Woods and Lake; Exploring Finland and its Music", which was received by the viewers with much interest.

In 2000, Hasegawa performed with the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra, and the NHK Symphony Orchestra led by Sakari Oramo, and was also invited to perform in Finland's "Naantali Music Festival". In 2001, she participated in the "Divonne Music Festival in a trio with Pascal Roge. She also released a CD "Pictures at an Exhibition" in collaboration with the Finnish accordion virtuoso Mika Vayrynen, which was listed in the Japanese magazine "Record Geijutsu" ("Art of Records") as a "Highly Recommended Disc". From April, she took on the role of host along side Toru Watanabe in the program "Oshaberi Classic" ("Chatting about Classical Music") on NHK-FM. Her warm personality won her the hearts of many listeners.

In January 2003, she performed the Dvorak cello concerto together with the Prague Symphony Orchestra with Zdenek Macal as conductor. Her performance received high acclaim for its outstanding technique and abundant musicality. Hasegawa has been invited to Prague to perform with the orchestra in November 2004.

Hasegawa has released a total of 22 CDs from Victor Entertainment. Following her debut album, she has released the following CDs. "Dvorak: Cello Concerto" , a recording made in London with The Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by C. Seaman; "Arie sul G"; "Rachmaninov & Schostakovich: Cello Sonatas"; "Kodaly & Prokofiev: Sonatas for Cello Solo", which was awarded the 1995 Agency of Cultural Affair's Artistic Recording Prize and the Japan Professional Music Recording Prize; " Sapateado "The Rose of Spain", an album recorded in Paris; "Brahms: Cello Sonatas", an album recorded in Germany; "Natural", a selection of the lighter pieces; " Voices, The Stark Band" , in which she participated as a member of a unit; "Requiebros", a selection of her best recordings, "Solo", her second series of unaccompanied solo pieces; "Norwegian Wood", her first album of popular songs; and "J.S. Bach: The Cello Suites", selected as a "Highly Recommended Disc" in "Record Geijutsu", "Wave - Wave-An homage towards Jobin", in which she challenges the Bossanova together with Shinichi Fukuda, "First Love", a selection of Japanese lyric songs. In May 2008, she has released a new album "Shumann & Dvorak:Cello Concerto", a recording made in Prague with Czech National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by M.Rota. Hasegawa is the recipient of many music awards, such as the Judges' Encouragement Award of the Third Arion Prize (1985), the Muramatsu Prize (1988), the Kirishima International Music Festival Award, the Mobile Music Award Encouragement Prize (1991), and the Shin-nittetsu (New Japan Steel) Fresh Artist Award (1991).

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Accompanist / Piano

​Miki Takaki 

Born in Nagoya, Japan and began piano at age of four and learned music composition between 1989 and 1995 at YAMAHA educational system. Between 2002 and 2009, she studied at the Tokyo University of Arts with Susumu Aoyagi, and graduated in 2009, obtaining the Master’s Degree.
2nd Prize of the All Japan Student Music Competition. Winner of the Kasugai Piano Music Competition. Performed with Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra organized by Japan Federation of Musicians. Finalist of Kazusa Akademia Music Competition.
Giving Recitals in Tokyo, Nagoya and Fukuoka and concerts in Poland, Vienna and all over Japan. As an accompanist, she is equally appreciated as an adept chamber musician, and has collaborated with renowned artists, such as Michael Collins, Anna Hashimoto, Masayuki Kino and more. She has also appeared on the BS-NHK, NHK-FM national television and radio in Japan.
Invited to Spring Festival in Tokyo 2023, Nagano International Festival 2021, Kurobe International Violin Seminar 2023 as a collaborated pianist and Ojika international music festival in Nagasaki Japan as an accompanist and teacher from 2013.
She was part-time teacher of Piano department from 2015-2020 and assistant accompanist of Strings department from 2018-2022. Educational Assistant of Piano at Tokyo University of the Arts(GEIDAI)

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​Lesson venues

Lessons will be held at the following local facilities.

Piano lessons

​Strings

Practice facilities

Piano:

Personal practice rooms with upright pianos will
be provided by volunteer
households in the town.
Schedules will be arranged
by the secretary.

弦楽器

島内の旅館「島宿御縁」を​​貸し切り練習会場としています。

練習時間につきましては事務局で調整いたします。

※現地での移動は基本徒歩圏内で移動が可能です。

※徒歩で移動できない会場は、音楽祭実行委員会が送迎いたします。

​ご宿泊先について

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※現地お支払いになります。
 

弦楽器

「島宿御縁」を事務局で手配いたします。​各自でのご予約は不要です。

※現地お支払いになります。

現地での移動は基本徒歩圏内で移動が可能です。

​※同伴者がおられる場合は同伴者のお宿も合わせて手配いたします。

​※その他のお宿をご希望の場合は、お申込み書にその旨をお書きください。

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​皆様にスムーズに受講いただけるよう宿を調整しまとめて手配いたします)

料金は各自での現地払いとなります。​料金支払い方法等の宿泊先情報はこちらをご参照ください。

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​マスターコース受講特典

01.

​すべてのマスターコースのレッスンを聴講できます(受講生、同行者のみ)

02.

​交流会に無料で参加できます

(受講生、同行者のみ)

03.

​コンサートを無料で鑑賞・

参加できます

ンサートに出演を希望する場合は、申込みサイトにて希望を選択してください。ご希望に添えない場合もございます。ご了承ください。

“交流会”も開催予定です。

はじめての試みとして

町民と、音楽祭の受講生の皆さまが

交流する場を予定しています。

島のおいしいものを試食したり

(気に入ったらお買い物も!)

ストリートピアノのように自由に演奏したり。

​みんなで楽しめる時間になれたらうれしいです!

【募集】

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※個人でも、グループでも可

​合わせてご検討ください。

募集期間

2023年12月1日(金)

     ~2024年1月31日(水)

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​ピアノ初級コース

​ピアノ初心者から受講可能なコースです。

​初級コース講師

​高木 美来

​Miki Takaki

愛知県名古屋市出身。東京藝術大学器楽科ピアノ専攻を経て東京藝術大学大学院音楽研究科修士課程を修了。在学中、同大学院音楽研究科声楽科のティーチングアシスタントを勤める。第53回全日本学生音楽コンクール名古屋大会第2位、第13回春日井市音楽コクール第1位、中日賞。第131回日演連推薦・新人演奏会に合格、名古屋フィルハーモニー交響楽団と共演。第6回かずさアカデミア音楽コンクール入選。2017年カワイ表参道フレッシュコンサートシリーズでソロリサイタル、2018年には日系移民150周年記念行事に招かれハワイ島ヒロにてソロリサイタルを開催、好評を博す。近年では室内楽奏者としての活動に恵まれ、共演ピアニストとして弦・管楽器、声楽・合唱等のリサイタル伴奏やTV・FM収録をはじめ、コンクールや音楽講習会での公式伴奏者を定期的に務めるなど、各方面からの信頼も厚い。2016年から東京・九州を中心に二村裕美氏(Vn.)とのデュオリサイタルを重ねている。橋本杏奈氏(Cl.)とは2010年クラリネット協会主催コンサートでの共演をきっかけに親交が続き、リサイタルでの共演他、マイケル・コリンズ氏とのデュオリサイタル、FM収録、東京・春音楽祭2023などで共演を重ねている。これまでにピアノを浅井潤子、讃岐京子、藤井博子、笠間春子、G.タッキーノ、青柳晋の各氏、室内楽を村井祐児、C.ルローンの各氏に師事。NAGANO国際音楽祭セミナー(2021)、黒部国際ヴァイオリンセミナー(2023)にて弦楽クラス伴奏者。2013年〜長崎おぢか国際音楽祭にて弦楽クラス伴奏者、初級ピアノクラス講師。東京藝術大学ピアノ科非常勤講師、弦楽科非常勤講師(伴奏助手)を経て、現在、同大学ピアノ科教育研究助手。

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​ピアノ初級コース
応募要項

​開催日程

2024年3月28日(金)

 ~2024年3月31日(土)

応募資格

音楽愛好家

募集人数

​10名

受講料

個人レッスン1回(30分)

/ 2000円 

​募集期間

2023年12月1日(金)

 ~2024年1月31日(水)

​その他

​応募者多数の場合は選考となります。決まり次第「受講手引」を送付いたします。

​アカデミーお申し込み・お問い合わせ

募集期間

2023年12月1日(金)

     ~2024年1月31日(水)

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