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2017/03/02 Up date.

The audition for the Otaru Viola Master Class 2018

The recruitment number of students: 13 people.

Application method:
1) Please ask to send the application form by e-mail at first.
vmc.takano@gmail.com

2) The application deadline is on April 20, 2017.

3) The video which recorded the performance for examination is required.
Please play the following works both.
a. Choose one of the suites (all movements) for Solo Violoncello by J.S.Bach.
b. Viola sonata with piano (one movement) about 10 min.
The image must show the full body of the performer, and must be taken at a distance close enough to identify his / her face, arms and hands.
Record a performance from April, 2016 to May, 2017. And please write the music title, the date and the location which played that clearly.
Please upload your performance to YOUTUBE by May 10, 2017 and tell us about the URL.

4) We'll inform you of an examination result by mail at the middle of June.



The 14th Otaru Viola Master Class

Dates and Venue of the activity:
January 4, 2018 ~ January 14, 2018 in Otaru in Hokkaido.

The students attend the persomal lessons by Nobuko Imai 3 times for 45 minutes.
The students attend the persomal lessons by assistant lecturer (Veit Hertenstein or Ryo Oshima) 1 time for 45 minutes.
The aII of students join "Bach Music Class" by Koji Otsuki is highly regarded as a specialist in Baroque music, and attends the Bach lectures 2 times for 90 minutes by him.
The student performs the music of the viola sonata or solo in "Viola bouquet concert".
Also, the student participates in the 2 Concerts to which Nobuko Imai performs with the ensemble.
These 3 concerts are held in the music hall in Otaru City on January 8, 13 and 14, 2018.
And we have more mini concerts.
We break up in Otaru at January 15.

The price of the charge of attendance is 100,000 yen.
You pay hotel expenses and transportation expenses.

The student stays at the pension that becomes a lesson hall.
The pension charge is about 6000 yen per person per day for the twin room with breakfast and dinner. It becomes about 8000 yen for the single room.



Otaru Viola Master Class
Rumi Takano
Email: vmc.takano@gmail.com

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2017/02/28 Up date.

The video of "4 Seasons Concert in Tokyo" was open at YOUTUBE.

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2016/06/13 Up date.

The students of Viola Master Class in Otaru 2017.

Cheng, En-Chi / M / Taiwan / Curtis Institute of Music
Fujiwara, Ukyo / M / Japan / Toho Gakuen College Music Department, 1st year
Hsu, Ming-Yu / F / Taiwan / Curtis Institute of Music, Young student
Katsurada, Hikari / F / Japan / Tokyo University of the Arts, 1st year
Kozasa, Ayane / F / Japan / Curtis Institute of Music, Quartet-in-Residence Certificate, 2014-16
Lee, Hae-sue / F / Korea / Curtis Institute of Music 3rd year
Lee, Sung Jin / F / Korea / Juilliard Music School
Lin, Ching Han / M / Taiwan / Conservatory of Amsterdam, second year of Master
Park, Hayang / F / Korea / Yonsei University, 2nd grade
Shen, Ziyu / F / China / Kronberg Academy
Suzuki, Keigo / M / Japan / Curtis Institute of Music
Tsuji, Nanako / F / Japan / Tokyo University of the Arts, 2nd year
Yamamoto, Itsuk / M / Japan / Toho Gakuen College Music Department


We do the next invitation of students to be admitted in March, 2017.

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2016/05/27 Up date.

The audition for the Viola Master Class in Otaru 2017 has ended.

The video of "New year concert 2016" was open at YOUTUBE.

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2016/03/08 Up date.

The audition for the Viola Master Class in Otaru 2017

The recruitment number of students: 13 people.

Application method:
1) Please ask to send the application form by e-mail at first.
vmc.takano@gmail.com

2) The application deadline is on April 20, 2016.

3) The video which recorded the performance for examination is required.
Please play the following works both.
a. Choose one of the suites for Solo Violoncello by J.S.Bach.
b. Viola sonata with piano (one movement) about 10 min.
The image must show the full body of the performer, and must be taken at a distance close enough to identify his / her face, arms and hands.
Please upload your performance to YOUTUBE by May 10, and tell us about the URL.

4) We'll inform you of an examination result by mail at the middle of June.



The 13th Viola Master class in Otaru

Dates and Venue of the activity:
January 4, 2017 ~ January 16, 2017 in Otaru in Hokkaido and Tokyo.

The students attend the persomal lessons by Nobuko Imai 3 times for 45 minutes.
The students attend the persomal lessons by assistant lecturer (Veit Hertenstein or Ryo Oshima) 1 time for 45 minutes.
The aII of students join "Bach Music Class" by Koji Otsuki is highly regarded as a specialist in Baroque music, and attends the Bach lectures 2 times for 90 minutes by him.
The student performs the music of the viola sonata or solo in "Viola bouquet concert".
Also, the student participates in "New Year's concert" and "Four seasons concert" to which Nobuko Imai performs with the ensemble.
These 3 concerts are held in the music hall in Otaru City on January 9, 14 and 15, 2017.
And we have more mini concerts.
In this time, we do a performance "Four seasons concert" in Tokyo on January 16.
We break up in Tokyo after the performance.

The price of the charge of attendance is 100,000 yen.
You pay hotel expenses and transportation expenses. But, master class bears the flight from Sapporo on the 16th to Tokyo.

The student stays at the pension that becomes a lesson hall.
The pension charge is about 6000 yen per person per day for the twin room with breakfast and dinner. It becomes about 8000 yen for the single room.



Viola Master Class in OTARU
Rumi Takano
Email: vmc.takano@gmail.com