Keiko Abe International Marimba Academy

The 8th Report

The 8th Keiko Abe International Marimba Academy was held

The 8th Keiko Abe International Marimba Academy, co-hosted by Toho Gakuen School of Music and Yamaha Corporation, was held from July 31 to August 4.

This year, Keiko Abe and a world-renowned marimbist Jean Geoffroy welcomed 20 students from Japan, Taiwan and the United States, as well as 30 listeners.

After the 4 days of master class and a special lecture under the theme of "The Future of Marimba", the Premium Concert was held at Yamaha Ginza Studio and the performances by Keiko Abe, Jean Geoffroy and selected 7 students got the capacity audience excited.

Master class given by Keiko Abe Master class given by Jean Geoffroy

Special lecture with a composer Masahiro Ishijima Lecturers with students

Performers at the Premium Concert Performance by Keiko Abe and Jean Geoffroy

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