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The 6th Hamamatsu International Wind Instrument
Academy & Festival


We are proud to announce the Hamamatsu International Wind Instrument Academy and Festival will be held in Hamamatsu City this summer. The 22 faculty members are internationally renown professors from Europe and America, as well as Japan. Participating students will attend classes under the instruction of these faculty members for a period of five days.

Each class of the Hamamatsu International Wind Instrument Academy and Festival is open to eight participants ranging anywhere from students to professional musicians. The lessons are mainly given in a one-to-one basis lesson.

In addition, Festival Concerts will be held during the period of the Academy featuring performances by the international guest faculty in programs specifically for wind instruments. The number of applicants to the Academy is increasing annually the Academy has gained an impressive reputation worldwide, and Foreign students are welcome.

Applicants who have accomplished an excellent progress will be given an opportunity to perform at the Debut Concert which will be held on the 4th day of the Academy. We are looking forward for your application to the Academy.

Guide to Academy | Faculty | Schedule | Audition Repertoire
Festival Concerts | The office for reference and application

< A few students selected by the faculty Guide to Academy >

[Time] 22nd. Jul(Sat)~26th. Jul(Wed)2000
[Venue] Hamamatsu Act City 111-1 Itaya-machi,
Hamamatsu City Shizuoka 430-7790 Japan
[Sponsors] Hamamatsu City
ACT City Hamamatsu Management Foundation
Yamaha Corporation
Yamaha Music Foundation
[Support] All Nippon Airways
[Academy] Instruments Brass (Trumpet, Trombone, Horn, Tuba, Euphonium)
Woodwinds (Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Saxophone)
Others (Marimba)
Requirements Student : any musician who is 15 years old or above
Auditor : open to any person who is above 12 years old
*Students will be drawn from an international pool of applicants. Additionally, home-stay accommodations are available for foreign students. Availability is limited to approximately ten students.
Schedule All instruments : July 22, 11:00a.m.-July 26, 1:00p.m.
Number to be admitted Brass instrumentss :
a total of 56 students
3 classes for trumpet, 1 class for trombone.
1 class for horn, 1 class for tuba, 1 class for euphonium.
Woodwinds :
a total of 112 students
2 classes for flute, 2 classes for oboe,
4 classes for clarinet, 1 class for bassoon,
5 classes for saxophone.
Marimba : 1 class.
Auditors : a total of 200 auditors
Tuition fees Student / ¥56,000 (including the Festival concerts admission but not accommodation charges)
Auditor / 1 day : ¥5,000,
5days : ¥20,000 (include the Festival concerts admission)
*High school and junior high school students will be charged ¥3,000/1 day, ¥12,000/5days.
Term for application Saturday April 1, 2000 through Saturday May 20, 2000
Application The application form should arrive at the following address with all necessary information (name, age, address, telephone number, school or occupation, music career and a cassette tape of the audition repertoire)
Please be aware that the submitted tape will not be returned.
Notification All participants will be notified by return mail of their acceptance into the Academy by the end of June.

•The lessons will be given in three types of forms. One-to-one basic lesson, group lesson and ensemble will be given to each student.
•The individual lessons will be given for 45 minutes per student.
•Students will be allowed to audit the lessons of other students. In addition, practice rooms will also be provided.
•The group lesson will be given to all members of each class.
•The ensemble lesson will be given to each group which is organized among all students for this class.
•All lessons will be open to the other students and auditors.
Debut Concert
•This concert will be performed by selected students.
•Announcement of the repertoire and which students have been chosen will be made during the Festival.
•The Debut Concert will be held on July 25, Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. at the 21 Music Seminar Room located in the Seminar and Exchange Center.

< Faculty >

Timothy Morrison(Tp)

Wenzel Fuchs(Cl)

Roger Bobo(tub)

Tatsuzo Akasaka(Cl)

Nobuya Sugawa(Sax)

Trumpet Timothy Morrison
Former Principal Trumpetist of the Boston Symphony , Soloist
Konradin Groth
Former Principal Trumpetist of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Mineo Sugiki
Associate Professor at Tokyo University of Fine Arts and Music
Trombone Thomas Horch
The Principal Trombone at The Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Horn David Ohenian
Former Hornist of Canadian Brass
Tuba Roger Bobo
Euphonium Shoichiro Hokazono
The Central Band of the Japan Air Self Defense Force
Flute Andrea Lieberknecht
The Principal Flutist at The Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra
Andras Adorjan
Oboe Diethelm Jonas
Professor at The Musikhochschule Trossingen
Hitoshi Wakui
Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra
Clarinet Wenzel Fuchs
The Principal Clarinettist at The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Jean=Michel Bertelli
Clarinette Solo de l' Orchestre de l' Opera de LYON
Hiroshi Uchiyama
NHK Symphony Orchestra
Tatsuzo Akasaka
Bassoon Daniele Damiano
The Principal Bassoonist at The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Saxophone Nobuya Sugawa
Instructor at Tokyo University of Fine Arts and Music
Jean=Yves Fourmeau
Professor at Cergy Pontoise
Pierric Leman
Director at the Garches Conservatoire
Stephane Laporte
Joel Batteau
Professor at I'E.N.M de Roubaix
Marimba Keiko Abe
Professor at Toho Gakuen School of Music

< Schedule >

< Audition Repertoire >

Composer Piece
Trumpet Haydn
60 Selected Studies
Trombone David
Horn Mozart
Concerto No.3
Concerto No.1
Euphonium J.Horovitz
Euphonium Concerto
Fantasia di Concerto
Tuba Hindemith
43 Bel Canto Studies

Composer Piece
Flute Mozart
Concerto in D Major
Oboe J.S.Bach
Sonata in g minor
Concerto in C Major
3 Romanzen Op.94
Clarinet Mozart
Concerto in A Major
Concerto No.1
Sonata Op.167
Bassoon Weber
Sonata in e minor
Saxophone Glazunov
Concertino de Camera
48 Etudes

Composer Piece
Marimba K.Abe Wind Sketch
Wind in the Bamboo Grove

< Festival Concerts >

A series of concerts exclusively for wind instruments, The Festival Concerts will be held twice during the Hamamatsu International Wind Instrument Academy.
They feature an impressive lineup of international Artists appearing variety of ensembles.
At this forthcoming Festival Concert, we are pleased to present a co-performance by the pipe organ and the wind instruments.
Along with the organ and wind instrument concert, the Gala Concert, performed by all the professor members and advisory members, is another highlight of this event.

Concerts Schedule
Opening Concert
Concert Hall
22 July (Sat.) 6:30pm
Ensemble Concert
Concert Hall
23 July (Sun.) 6:30pm
Solo Concert
21 Music Seminar Hall
24 July (Mon.) 6:30pm
Debut Concert
21 Music Seminar Hall
25 July (Tue.) 6:00pm


The office for reference and application

Hamamatsu International Wind Instrument Academy and Festival
Pro Arte Musicae Co.,Ltd
Otowa 2-2-2-603, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo,112-0013 Japan


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