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Music Workshop Festa 'Summer'

Genre:
  • Music ,
  • Kids / Youth ,
  • Workshop

Discover a whole new world broadening with music across all ages—from infants to adults

We regret to inform you that the Casa da Música workshop leaders are unable to come to Japan due to the spread of COVID-19. Therefore, some of the below programs have been changed. Alternative programs will feature the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Workshop Leaders. Please refer to the information on each program for further details. (05/10/2021)

Thursday, July 15 2021

“Bebe Waka (Lion Beat)” “Migo’s Magic”

[1] 10:30-11:15, 6-18 months, up to 2 companions
[2] 12:00-12:45, 19-35 months, up to 2 companions

Venue: Ota City Residents Plaza, Small Hall
Maximum number of participants: approx. 16 per class
Workshop Leaders: Oto Sakurai, Eriko Tsukamoto, Kana Hirayama (Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Workshop Leaders)
*We regret to inform you that the Casa da Música workshop leaders are unable to come to Japan due to the spread of COVID-19. Therefore, the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Workshop Leaders will be featured, replacing the Casa da Música members. Please note that the ticket is not refundable for this change.

Friday, July 16 2021

“Music flower”
Let the flower seeds sprout and grow into bloom with a help of the sun and rain fairies!

[1] 10:30-11:15 (Check-in 10:00-10:30), 6-18 months, up to 2 companions
[2] 12:00-12:45 (Check-in 11:30-12:00), 19-35 months, up to 2 companions

Venue: Ota City Residents Plaza, Small Hall
Maximum number of participants: approx. 16 per class
Workshop Leaders: Megumi Anne, Akiko Watanabe (Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Workshop Leaders)
Sunny (Workshop Leader)

Workshop Concert “Concert under the sea—The secret of the mysterious treasure box”
Let’s work together with our friends under the sea to crack open the world treasure box!

[1] 13:00-14:00 (Open 12:30) No intermission, 6 months-6 years (Pre-school children) with their families and caregivers
*Children under 6 months of age cannot enter the venue. Adults can enter the venue only participating with admitted aged children.
[2] 15:30-16:30 (Open 15:00) No intermission, 6 months-6 years (Pre-school children) with their families and caregivers
*Children under 6 months of age cannot enter the venue. Pre-school children must participate with middle school students or older persons.
*The program is for pre-school children; however, elementary school students and older up to adults can also join by themselves.

Venue: Ota City Residents Plaza, Main Hall
Workshop Leaders: Emi Isono, Oto Sakurai, Shiori Sakurai, Ayako Noguchi, Nobutaka Yoshizawa (Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Workshop Leaders)

“One Day Session”
Let’s create music with the workshop leaders!

19:00-20:00 (Check-in 18:30-19:00)
Venue: Ota City Residents Plaza, Small Hall
Maximum number of participants: approx. 20
Workshop Leaders: Megumi Anne, Natsuki Sakamoto, Eriko Tsukamoto, Karin Furuhashi (Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Workshop Leaders)
*We regret to inform you that the Casa da Música workshop leaders are unable to come to Japan due to the spread of COVID-19. Therefore, the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Workshop Leaders will be featured, replacing the Casa da Música members. Please note that the ticket is not refundable for this change.

Saturday, July 17 2021

“Happy and Friends”
English is fun! Let’s make friends all over the world by speaking and singing in English!

[1] 10:30-11:15 (Check-in 10:00-10:30), 19-35 months, up to 2 companions
[2] 12:00-12:45 (Check-in 11:30-12:00), Age 3-4, 1 companion

Venue: Ota City Residents Plaza, Small Hall
Maximum number of participants: approx. 16 per class
Workshop Leaders: Ayako Noguchi, Akiko Watanabe (Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Workshop Leaders)
Sunny (Workshop Leader)

“Shall we sing?”
Beginners and repeaters welcome! Find another you by singing and dancing with your flexible body and relaxing voice!

14:30-15:30 (Check-in 14:00-14:30), Age 50 and above (Free invitation for aged 65 and above)

Venue: Ota City Residents Plaza, Small Hall
Maximum number of participants: approx. 15
*The workshop is for persons aged 50 and above; however, adults aged 20 and up can also join.
Workshop Leaders: Yukako Takata, Akiko Watanabe (Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Workshop Leaders)
Reiko Inagaki (Dance)

“Rhythmic Kitchen”
Let’s cook a feast of sounds and rhythms! The ordinary kitchen tools become fun musical instruments!

19:00-20:00 (Check-in 18:30-19:00), Elementary School Students-Adults *There are no tickets for companions.

Venue: Ota City Residents Plaza, Small Hall
Maximum number of participants: approx. 30
Workshop Leaders: Natsuki Sakamoto, Shiori Sakurai, Karin Furuhashi (Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Workshop Leaders)
*We regret to inform you that the Casa da Música workshop leaders are unable to come to Japan due to the spread of COVID-19. Therefore, the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Workshop Leaders will be featured, replacing the Casa da Música members. Please note that the ticket is not refundable for this change.

Sunday, July 18 2021

“Workshop Concert—Violin & Double bass & Piano”
Interactive concert by seeing, listening, and experiencing

[1] 10:30-11:15 (Check-in 10:00-10:30), Age 3-4, 1 companion
[2] 12:00-12:45 (Check-in 11:30-12:00), Age 5-8, 1 companion

Venue: Ota City Residents Plaza, Small Hall
Maximum number of participants: approx. 25 per class
Artists:
Workshop Leader: Tomoyo Sawada (Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Workshop Leader)
Violin: Mio Yoshie *3rd prize of String section at the 12th Tokyo Music Competition
Double bass: Nanako Shirai *3rd prize of String section at the 13th Tokyo Music Competition
Piano: Hitomi Nakayama

To caregivers

Each workshop is prepared only for the admission ages. Small children excluding the admission ages such as participants’ siblings are not allowed to attend the workshop. Your understanding would be highly appreciated.

Free Invitation

Seniors aged 65 and above are invited to the performance for free.

Workshops
Saturday, July 17: “Shall we sing?”

Application
Required to apply with reply-paid card by Thursday, June 17 (postmark deadline).
*Invitees will be determined by lot if the application number exceeds the limit.
*Transfer and resale of the invitation is prohibited.

Please fill out the reply-paid postcard as follows:
Sending-side/Address: Attn. “Shall we sing?” invitation team, Production Section, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, 110-8716
Sending-side/Back: Applicant information
1. “Shall we sing?” 2. Number of participants (Up to 2 persons) 3. Name (both in Roman and Japanese phonetic alphabet) and age (65 and above) of all participants 4. The submitter’s name, postal code, address, and telephone number
Returning-side/Back: Blank
Returning-side/Front: Your postal code, address, and name

On participating in workshops

  • This workshop is conducted only in Japanese.
  • It requires some time for event insurance registration (the fee is included in the ticket). Please allow enough time to get into the venue. Late-comers are not allowed to enter once the workshop starts.
  • Photography and video recording may occur during the workshop for our publicity materials.
  • Check-in place
    Ota City Residents Plaza, Main Hall: Main Hall
    Ota City Residents Plaza, Small Hall: Exhibition Room
  • The admission ages are determined as of the actual date of the event.
  • Nursing room is available. (only the classes for 6-18/19-35 months)
  • Please join with easy-to-move outfits.
  • There are certain movements for a group of one child and one or more companions during the workshop. Please note that the staffs cannot assist in case 2 children participate with one companion.
  • The program is subject to change under certain circumstances.
  • Child care service is available. (Reservation and fee required. A limited number of children is accepted.)
    Event Child Care Service: Mother’s 0120-788-222
    Reservation must be made by Thursday, July 8, 17:00

Tickets

[Starts on sale on Wednesday, May 12 2021]
550 yen
*Companions (Middle school students or older) are required to purchase tickets.
*We may verify your children’s age when you purchase the tickets or at the venue on the day of the event.

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office (Only available in person and by telephone)
Tel: 03-5685-0650
https://www.t-bunka.jp/en/tickets/
*Online booking is only available for the Workshop Concert “Concert under the sea—The secret of the mysterious treasure box.”

Contact

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Production Section
Tel: 03-3828-2111

Venues

Ota City Residents Plaza: Main Hall, Small Hall

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Credit

Organized by
Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan/Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)
Co-organized by
Ota City Cultural Promotion Association
Cooperation
YAMAHA MUSIC JAPAN CO., LTD.
Endorsed by
Embassy of Portugal, Taito-ku Board of Education
Supported by
Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan