Keiko Abe International Marimba Academy

"I would like my fellow young players to expand their horizons towards future endeavors through an approach to Marimba performance as an art form."

Under the direct guidance of Keiko Abe, who is renowned for her global presence, participants have the invaluable opportunity to absorb not only musical expressiveness but also creative ideas and passion. This unique experience goes beyond the enhancement of performance techniques, encompassing discussions on one's approach to music and interpretations of compositions.
The four-day program offers a special and unparalleled experience, including exclusive lectures and discussions, providing insights that are hard to come by elsewhere. It is a distinctive opportunity to engage with music at a deeper level and foster a meaningful connection with the art form.

About Keiko Abe International Marimba Academy

This event has been hosted by international marimba player Keiko Abe to offer an international marimba academy with the aim of developing marimba players capable of playing active roles on the world stage.

To date, a total of about 300 people from Japan and overseas have participated, and many of the academy’s graduates have achieved excellent results in various international competitions.
We look forward to sharing a special time with you as we strive to take new approaches to music and continue to improve it.