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Music From Japan Festival 2020

  • 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.

1) Composition Seminar by Noriko Koide
2) Symposium “Contemporary Composers & Critics in the Current World V”)
3) Concert I “The Works of Noriko Koide” / Forum I “Identity, what does it matter? New Generations in Japan ”
4) Pre-concert Lecture by Seiji Choki
5) Concert II curated by Seiji Choki / Forum II


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 45 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


Columbia University Dodge Hall/ Japan Foundation New York/ Scandinavia House Volvo Hall, New York City, U.S.A.