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Music From Japan Festival 2018

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


Music From Japan continued its Artist Residence program started in 2016 as new project. Japanese and American composers and music writers were invited for one week stay in New York City to take part in the lectures, forums and concerts for the participants from both countries to deepen mutual understanding and further their artistic dialog.

Composition Seminar by Tokuhide Niimi
Symposium “Contemporary Composers & Critics in the Current World II”
Lecture:“Trends in Contemporary Music in Japan after the Osaka Expo in 1970” by Toshie Kakinuma
Concert I: The Works of Tokuhide Niimi
Concert II: Diversification of Japanese Contemporary Music curated by Toshie Kakinuma


Music From Japan Support Committee
A voluntary organization established in Japan to promote the work of Music From Japan, Inc. (MFJ) based in New York City. MFJ has presented concerts of Japanese composers’ works including commissions and educational programs for over 40 years to the US and other parts of the world. Utilizing these experiences and network, MFJ and the Support Committee aim to create deeper and active cultural exchanges.


Naoyuki Miura
Music From Japan Support Committee
E-mail: MFJ_NM@msn.com


Dodge Hall (Columbia University), Japan Foundation NY, Victor Borge Hall (Scandinavia House) [New York, U.S.A.]