About the 20th Academy

Hamamatsu International Wind Instrument Academy and Festival

Academy Schedule
Faculty
Lesson & Audition Repertoire

Guide to the Academy

Dates

August 05-09, 2014

Courses

Student course: one-on-one lessens are provided by professors from various countries. Students can receive lessons with music of their free choice as well as lesson repertoire listed on our homepage.
Auditor course: Participants are allowed to audit all lessons of brass and woodwind instruments.

Instruments

Woodwinds (Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Fagotto, Saxophone)
Brass (Trumpet, Trombone, Horn, Tuba)

Eligibility

  • Student : any musician who is 15 years old or above
  • Auditor : open to any person who is above 12 years old

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

Lessons

  • The lessons will be given in two types of forms. One-to-one lesson and group lesson.
  • The individual lessons will be given for 40 minutes, and 4 times per student. All lessons will be with piano accompaniment.
  • Pieces below will be with piano accompaniment.
  • Students will be allowed to audit the lessons of other students. In addition, practice rooms will also be provided.
Lesson & Audition Repertoire

Deadline for application

Saturday May 31, 2014(Stundent)

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 cassette tape, CD, MD of the audition repertoire) Please indicate your name and pieces on your tape and case.

Notification of results

All participants will be notified by return mail of their acceptance into the Academy by the middle 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

Woodwinds

Instruments Number to be admitted Faculties Tuition Fees
Flute 16 students (2 classes) Shigenori Kudo (Professor, Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris, Tokyo College of Music)
Jeffrey Khaner (Principal, Philaderphia Orchestra)
¥62,000
Oboe 8 students (1 classes) Diethelm Jonas (Professor, Musikhochschule Lübeck)
Clarinet 16 students (2 classes) Claude Faucomprez (Principal, the Lille National Symphony Orchestra)
Vicent Alberola (Principal, Madrid Symphony Orchestra)
Fagotto 8 students (1 classes) Richard Galler (Principal, Wiener Symphoniker)
Saxophone 24 students (3 classes) Jean-Yves Fourmea (Professor, C.N.R. de Cergy-Pontoise)
Nobuya Sugawa (Visiting Professor, Tokyo University of the Arts, Kyoto City University of Arts)
Otis Murphy (Professor, Indiana University)

Brass instruments

Instruments Number to be admitted Faculties Tuition Fees
Trumpet 16 students (2 classes) Thomas Hooten (Principal, LA philharmonic)
Frits Damrow (Professor, Die Zürcher Hochschule der Künste)
¥62,000
Trombone 16 students (2 classes) Ko-ichiro Yamamoto (Principal, Seatlle Symphony Orchestra)
Douglas Yeo (Professor, Arizona State University)
Horn 8 students (1 classes) Jens Plücker (Principal, Radio Sinfonieorchester des NDR Hamburg)
Tuba 8 students (1 classes) Sergio Carolino (Principal, Porto National Orchestra)

Auditor

Instruments Number to be admitted Faculties Tuition (1 Day) Tuition 5 Day Notes
All 250 auditors General ¥4,000 ¥16,000 Available for all instruments
Elementary school, high school and junior high school students ¥4,000 ¥16,000

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