28th Academy

Dates

August 02 - August 07, 2022

Schedule

  2 Aug.
(Tue.)
3 Aug.
(Wed.)
4 Aug.
(Thu.)
5 Aug.
(Fri.)
6 Aug.
(Sat.)
7 Aug.
(Sun.)
9:00     Warming up (9:30-) Warming up (9:30-) Warming up (9:30-) Warming up (9:30-)
10:00 Opening Ceremony (10:30-11:00) Lesson (Std C) (10:10-10:50) Lesson
1.10:10-10:50
2.10:50-11:30
3.11:30-12:10
Lesson
1.10:00-10:40
2.10:50-11:30
3.11:40-12:20
Rehearsal (10:30-12:30)
11:00 Briefing at each class (11:00-11:30)
Lesson (Std C) (11:30-12:10)
Lesson
1.10:50-11:30
2.11:30-12:10
12:00 Lunch (12:10-13:40) Lunch (12:10-13:40) Lunch (12:10-13:40) Lunch (12:10-13:40)
13:00 Yamaha Factory Tour (13:00-15:00) Lesson
1.13:40-14:20
2.14:20-15:00
Rest time
3.15:10-15:50
4.15:50-16:30
Rest time
5.16:30-17:20
6.17:20-18:00
7.18:00-18:40
Lesson
3.13:40-14:20
4.14:20-15:00
Rest time
5.15:10-15:50
6.15:50-16:30
Rest time
7.16:40-17:20
Lesson
4.13:40-14:20
5.14:20-15:00
Rest time
6.15:10-15:50
7.15:50-16:30
Rest time

Ensemble (16:40-18:40)
Lesson
4.13:40-14:20
5.14:20-15:00
Rest time
6.15:10-15:50
7.15:50-16:30
Rest time

Ensemble (16:40-18:40)
 
14:00 Ensemble Concert (14:00-)
15:00  
16:00  
17:00
18:00
19:00 Opening Concert (19:00-)  
20:00      
21:00  

* All lessons will be with piano accompaniment.
* Schedule might be changed.

Place

Act City Hamamatsu

Courses

  • The Academy has two courses; Advanced Performance Course and Student Course. Individual lessons will be given for 40 minutes.

    • Advanced Performance Course: 4 one-to-one lessons and 2 ensemble lessons.

    • Student Course: 2 one-to-one lessons.

    Students will be allowed to audit the lessons of other students. Practice room will also be provided.

    Lesson & Audition Repertoire

    We accept lesson repertoire which is not listed in the following chart.

    Composer Audition Repertoire
    Vivaldi Sonata No.6 g-moll op.13
    Mozart Concerto C dur. K.314 (Henle)
    R.Strauss Concerto D dur
    Saint-Saëns Sonata op.166
    Britten Metamorphoses after Ovid op.49
    Telemann 12 Fantaisies
    (Ferling...etc.)

    We accept lesson repertoire which is not listed in the following chart.

    Composer Audition Repertoire
    Mozart Concerto
    Weber Concertino
    Saint-Saëns Sonate
    Poulenc Sonate
    Schumann Phantasiestücke
    Brahms Sonate Nr.1
    Orchestra Study
    (Jettel,Rose...etc.)

    We accept lesson repertoire which is not listed in the following chart.

    Composer Audition Repertoire
    Creston Sonata
    Tomasi Concerto
    Denisov Sonata
    Ibert Concertino
    Glazunov Concerto
    Desenclos Prelude, Cadence and Final
    (Ferling/48 Etudes...etc.)

    We accept lesson repertoire which is not listed in the following chart.

    Composer Audition Repertoire
    Haydn Concert in E flat major
    Honneger Intrada
    Hindemith Sonata
    Enesco Legend
    Plog Post card
    Brandt first and second concert piece.
    Charlier 36 etudes
    (Bordogni/Vocalises Vol1...etc.)
  • Auditor course: Participants are allowed to audit all lessons of brass and woodwind instruments.

Eligibility

Student
  • Advanced Performance Course (4 days): student or professional musician
  • Student Course (2 days): any musician who is junior high or high school student
Auditor
  • open to any person who is above 7 years old

* Students will be drawn from an international pool of applicants.
* Additionally, home-stay accommodations can be available for foreign students.

Deadline for application

Friday June 17, 2022 (Student)

Application

The application form should arrive at the following address with all necessary information (name, age, address, telephone number, school or occupation, music career and a CD of the audition repertoire) Please indicate your name and pieces on your CD and case.

For application and inquiry

Notification of results

All participants will be notified by return mail of their acceptance into the Academy by the end of June.

VISAS

If necessary, contestants are responsible for obtaining their own visas to enter Japan.
If necessary, Academy and Festival Office will issue an invitation letter upon request.

Academy application details

Number to be admitted 8 students (each class)
Advanced Performance Course: 7 students
Student Course: 1 student
Tuition Fees Advanced Performance Course (4 days): ¥65,000
Student Course (2 days): ¥20,000
Faculties
Oboe
Mizuho Yoshii (Associate professor. Tokyo University of the Arts)
Clarinet
Michael Collins (International soloist)
Saxophone
Nobuya Sugawa (Guest professor. Tokyo University of the Arts/ Kyoto City University of the Arts)
Trumpet
Jeroen Berwaerts (Professor, Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover)

Auditor

Number to be admitted 50 auditors
Tuition Fees General Tuition (1 Day): ¥4,000
Tuition 5 Day: ¥16,000
Elementary school, high school and junior high school students Tuition (1 Day): ¥2,000
Tuition 5 Day: ¥8,000
Notes Available for all instruments