What we do

Music From Japan Festival 2017

  • Organization : Music From Japan Support Committee
  • Section : International project
  • Type of Grant Program : Single
  • Art Forms : Music


Music From Japan is an ongoing artist residency program launched as a new initiative in 2016. Through lectures, forums, and concerts involving Japanese and American music critics and composers invited to join a week-long residency in New York, this program seeks to contribute to artistic development and mutual understanding with American critics and composers.

1. Composition Seminar by Kenji Sakai
2. Symposium “American compositions on Japanese instruments”
3. Lecture:
The Multi-Culturalization in Japanese Contemporary Music: Sources and Politics by Fuyuko Fukunaka
4. Concert I: The Works of Kenji Sakai
5.Concert II: New Directions in Japanese Contemporary Music curated by Fuyuko Fukunaka


【Music From Japan Support Committee】
A voluntary organization established in Japan to promote the work of Music From Japan, Inc. based in New York City.


Naoyuki Miura
Music From Japan Support Committee


Dodge Hall(Columbia University), Japan Foundation NY, Victor Borge Hall(Scandinavia House)/New York, NY, USA.