Keiko Abe International Marimba Academy

The 10th Report

The 10th Keiko Abe International Marimba Academy was held

The 10th Keiko Abe International Marimba Academy, co-hosted by Toho Gakuen School of Music and Yamaha Corporation, was held for 4 days from August 1st to 4th.

Inviting Jean Geoffroy, the professor at Conservatoire National Supérieur Musique et Danse de Lyon, this year’s academy featured 3 days of open master classes and premium concert. Participants not only from Japan but also from other countries had spent quality 4 days with teachers and other participants.

At premium concert held in Yamaha hall, the first prize winners of marimba competitions gave great performances. Abe and Geoffroy performed great solo and duo pieces and gratifies the full audience.

Master class by Keiko Abe Maser class by Jean Geoffroy

After master class Performance at Premium Concert

Performance by Keiko Abe Performance by Keiko Abe and Jean Geoffroy

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