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Workshop Leader Education Program seeks students and lecture attendees

  • Music ,
  • Lecture / Symposium

An education program operated jointly with a theater carrying out cutting-edge education activities overseas

In 2013, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan launched an independent Music Education Program in collaboration with the Portuguese music facility Casa da Música.
In the “Workshop Leader Education Program,” participants work in small groups and produce and present workshops under the guidance of Casa da Música workshop leaders.
This is a training program which offers experience in practical implementation that cannot be learned in the classroom alone.


  • Basic lessons for workshop leaders (lectures and practical lessons)
  • Workshop creation, presentation and review by group
  • Public presentation of selected workshop productions (October)


(1) Friday, July 15 – Tuesday, July 19
Basic lessons for workshop leaders (lectures and practical lessons)
(2) Wednesday, July 20 – Wednesday, October 5 Workshop production activities
(3) Thursday, October 6 – Monday (holiday), October 10
Public presentation of selected workshop productions
*Instructors from Casa da Música will come to Japan in the periods of (1) and (3).

Number of participants


Entry requirements

(1) Nationality: Any (able to communicate in Japanese)
(2) Place of residence: Japan
(3) Age: 18 or over (as of April 1, 2016)
(4) Artists (musicians, dancers, etc.), teaching staff, students, and people interested in the activities of music workshop leaders
*Participants who play musical instruments are expected to bring their own instruments.

Program fees

10,000 yen

Address for application documents / Contact

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Project Planning Section
5-45 Ueno-Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8716
TEL:03-3828-2111 (Weekdays, 10:00 – 17:00)


Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre, Bunkyo Civic Center and others



Organized by
Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan / Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)
Co-organized by
Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture), Bunkyo Civic Hall (Bunkyo Academy Foundation)
Cooperated by
Ueno Gakuen University, Japan Philharmonic Orchestra
Supported by
Embassy of Portugal in Japan, Taito City Board of Education
Assisted by
Japan Foundation for Regional Art-Activities