Music Masters Course Japan 2016

June 28 - July 15, 2016

MMCJ is an intensive classical music seminar held in Yokohama for young musicians from all over the world with different cultural and linguistic backgrounds to study chamber music and perform in chamber orchestras under the direction of various artists.

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October 26, 2016

Audition Notice
Music Masters Course Japan 2017 (MMCJ2017) will be held from June 30 to July 17, 2017 in Yokohama, Japan.
MMCJ invites those who wish to participate in this unique educational festival.
The application for audition will be received until December 20, 2016. Please submit the application
in accordance with the Instructions to Applicant.
The number of MMCJ2017 students is as follows:
Violin 8, Viola 4, Cello 4, Flute 1, Oboe 1, Clarinet 1, Bassoon 1, French Horn 1
The students should be aged 18 to 29 years old as on June 30, 2017.
We are looking forward to making a wonderful festival with excellent students and prominent professors again in 2017.

Instructions to Applicant

July 27, 2016
MMCJ2016 closed its 18 days activities by the orchestra concert on July 15 at Yokohama Minatomirai Hall.

Those who came to the concerts, thank you for your warm applause.
Those organizations, private companies and individuals who helped us and assisted us in various ways, thanks to your support we were able to successfully finish all the program.
To all of you, we, the management, faculty and all of the staffs of MMCJ would like to express our sincere gratitude.

21 of students have gone back to their place of activities with a good memory of summer spent in Yokohama. We hope their efforts in MMCJ are fruitful and productive.
We will welcome new students next year. What music will they creat?
It will surely be another fantastic experiences.
See you again in next summer!

We plan to upload the video of the concerts this year on YouTube.
Please enjoy them.

Music Masters Course Japan

March 29, 2016
Concert information of “Music Masters Course Japan Yokohama 2016 (MMCJ 2016)” has been up.
For further details, visit here.

November 13, 2015
We have issued the instructions to applicant for MMCJ2016. Please click here.
We will accept the application until December 20, 2015 (Japan time).

November 3, 2015
A digest video of MMCJ2015 is now uploaded in YouTube.
Please click here.

July 29, 2015
MMCJ2015 ended with the orchestra concert at Kioi Hall on July 22.
The management of MMCJ would like to thank those who came to the concerts and those who supported this event in various ways including but not limited to organizations, private companies and individuals who gave donations to MMCJ, Yokohama City government and Yokohama Minato Mirai Hall.
Fortunately all the concerts were welcomed by audiences and many told us that they would come back next year. The students enjoyed lessons, rehearsals and concerts for 21 days and have gone back to their home with splendid memories in their heart.
The photos taken during the course are shown in our official page of Facebook. And more will be released together with recording and video.