We will extend the application deadline to February 17.
This will be the final announcement. We look forward to receiving your applications.
We open MMCJ 2024 application page on our website and the application deadline will be 20th of January.
We look forward to receiving your application(s).
MMCJ2024, Instructions to Applicant
The program of Naoto Otomo, Conductor, MMCJ Strings Orchestra Concert to be held in Yokohama will be changed.
The program change will be as shown below.
We ask for your kind understanding.
[Program after change]
7:00p.m., Friday, 14 July 2023 at Minato Mirai Hall
Yasushi Akutagawa: TRIPTYQUE for String Orchestra
SHOSTAKOVICH, D.: Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a (arr. R. Barshai from String Quartet No. 8 for orchestra)
Antonin Dvorak: Serenade for Strings in E major op. 22
[Initially announced program]
Dvorak Serenade for Strings, Britain Simple Symphony, etc
Professor Alan Gilbert will be conducting remote lesson today, from 5:30pm!
The students spent the morning rehearsing on their own, reviewing what the professors said the day before.
We had a choice of Hamburger steak stew over rice or Tofu Hamburger steak bento.
Professor Manabu Suzuki coached the students in the evening.
Due to COVID-19 pandemic, we were not able to invite students and professors from abroad like we did in the past. However, we started the seminar yesterday with four quartet groups from Japan. It was the beginning of an intense week of rehearsal and coachings by Professors Naoto Otomo, Manabu Suzuki and members of Quartet Excelsior.
Professor Otomo’s greeting and introduction of the students and professors.
Students listening to Professor Otomo’s comments and advices.