Kitakaruizawa Music Seminar ,  Aug . 1 - 15 , 2020 


Charles Neidich ,  Ayako Oshima

Note: Information below are from the seminar 2019.
 
Half Course (Clarinet Class)

The Half Course is for those who can't attend the whole seminar but want to join us, and/or for those who are interested to join us for the first time and want to try a little to see how the seminar goes.
Unlike the 'Flex Course' we used to have, the Half Course include one full lesson by Mr. Charles Neidich.

Schedule

The Half Course is a 4-nights/5-days-course.
Please pick 5 days from Jul 30- Aug 10 and inquire for the availability of the schedule. 
*We will take 1-2 students per day for the Half Course.

Faculty
Charles Neidich
Ayako Oshima
Andrew Simon
Kayoko Ohashi (faculty and interpreter)
Ikuko Suzuki (faculty and interpreter)
Seminar Contents
  • One-hour private lessons x 3 times
    1 lesson by Mr. Charles Neidich (with piano)
    2 lessons by other faculty members listed above (without piano)
  • Lectures and Concerts : Students can attend the lectures and listen to the concerts if held during your stay.
    *Lectures will be held on Jul.31, Aug.2,4,6. Concert by faculty members is on Aug.3.
  • Open master class : All lessons including the ones for the Regular Course is open to you. You can audit the ensemble lessons also.
The number to be admitted

1-2 students per day

Age limitation

15 years old and older

* Those who are 14years old or younger can participate if coming with your parent.

Advanced Course

The Regular Course is basically for participants who can attend the whole period.

Faculty

<Clarinet Class> Jul.30-Aug.10
Charles Neidich

Ayako Oshima
Andrew Simon 
<Horn Class> Jul.30-Aug.3
William Purvis

Seminar Contents

  • Private Lessons (5 times) 
    2 lessons by Mr. Charles Neidich (with piano)
    2 lessons by Ms. Ayako Oshima (with piano)
    1 lesson by Mr.Andrew Simon (without piano)
  • Horn Class: 3 private lessons
    by Mr.William Purvis (without piano)
  • Lectures on clarinet and music 
    You can learn some special techniques such as circular breathing, and important topics such as an interpretation of major repertoire for clarinet players.          
  • Open master class : All lessons are open to other students.
  • Student Concerts : All students of the Regular Course will get opportunities to play at the student concerts during the last 3 days of the seminar.
  • Faculty Concert (Aug 3): Students can attend the concerts by the faculty for free. 
  • Clarinet Ensemble : If you'd like to participate in clarinet ensemble, we will arrange groups.
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Age Limitation

15 Years or Older

The Number to be Admitted

25