Kitakaruizawa Music Seminar ,  Aug . 1 - 15 , 2020 


Charles Neidich ,  Ayako Oshima

In this time of great distress, art and music has the power to bring the world together and as musicians, we feel a deep sense of responsibility to pass on the skills we all need to become ambassadors for art and humanity. With this in mind we have decided to take the Kitakaruizawa Music Seminar online. Our world renowned faculty will include Ayako Oshima and myself, Charles Neidich, and guest artists, Harri Mäki, Andrew Simon, Xiangyu Zhou, and Lorenzo Iosco. Our philosophy of cooperation instead of competition is all the more important today. Admission does not require an audition, only desire. We invite clarinetists, clarinet students and music lovers from all over the world regardless of location and time and hope to create a virtual festival which will be both profoundly educational and very exciting.

We look forward to meeting all of you!

Charles Neidich and Ayako Oshima 


2020 Virtual Kitakaruizawa Music Seminar

August 1 - 15 

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The 2020 Seminar has concluded.  Thank you so much to the students, auditors, and faculty from all over the world who joined!  We look forward to seeing everyone very soon!


Faculty: 

International soloist and conductor
Artist faculty: the Juilliard School, Manhattan School of Music, Mannes School of Music,
      Graduate Center of the City University of New York 


Assistant professor, the Hartt School of Music, University of Hartford 
      Assistant professor, Purchase College Conservatory of Music
      Artist Faculty, the Juilliard School

    
Professor of Woodwinds, the Sibelius Academy of the University of Arts in Helsinki

      
Principal Clarinetist, the Hong Kong Philharmonic 


Artist faculty, the Tianjin Juilliard School 


Bass Clarinetist, the Hong Kong Philharmonic


Details are to be announced in short.
?As a substitue for the actual gathering in Kitakaruizawa, we are planning something you can participate online.
Details are to be announced in short.
?As a substitue for the actual gathering in Kitakaruizawa, we are planning something you can participate online.
Details are to be announced in short.
?As a substitue for the actual gathering in Kitakaruizawa, we are planning something you can participate online.
Details are to be announced in short.

Hope to see you all again once the safety is secured worldwide.

Prayers from our faculty and staff members are with you in this time of anxiety.

?As a substitue for the actual gathering in Kitakaruizawa, we are planning something you can participate online.
Details are to be announced in short.

Sponsored by Artena Music LLC.  www.artenamusic.com 

Ayako Oshima, Executive Director
Charles Neidich, Artistic Director
Naoko Oshima, Co-Director in Japan
Michael Raia, Public Relations
Akari Yamamoto, Public Relations
Michi Hanaoka, Public Relations

Contact Us: [email protected]