Open Lesson by MCO Members
for High School Students

May 24 (Sat.), 2014

In July 2014, Ibaraki Prefecture will be the site of the 38th All-Japan High School Culture Festival. Mito Chamber Orchestra (MCO) members will give master lessons to the high-school string and wind instrumentalists who makeup Ibaraki's delegation to the festival. The lecturers will also be giving mini-concerts. The lessons will be open to the general public without charge.

Joint String Orchestra of High Schools in Ibaraki Prefecture (Noriko Kawakami, Conductor)

Yasushi Toyoshima, Violin
Miwako Watanabe, Violin
Mazumi Tanamura, Viola
Sadao Harada, Violoncello
Hiroshi Ikematsu, Contrabass

[Pianist of the Mini Concert]
Hiroshi Kato, Piano

[Ensemble Lesson]
Holst (Arr. Tei Ho): "Jupiter" from The Planets, Op.32
J.S. Bach: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
Holst: Finale from Saint Paul's Suite, Op.29-2

[Mini Concert Program]
J.S.Bach: Chaccone from Partita for Solo Violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV1004
 Yasushi Toyoshima, Violin
Mozart: Duo for Violin and Viola No. 1 in G major, K.423
 Miwako Watanabe, Violin; Mazumi Tanamura, Viola
Schumann: Fantasiestücke, Op.73
 Sadao Harada, Violoncello; Hiroshi Kato, Piano
Motoharu Kawashima: Paganinissimo
 Hiroshi Ikematsu, Contrabass


Admission Free (Admission ticket is necessary)
Start 14:00 / Open 13:30

Ticket Distribution Location

Art Tower Mito Entrance Hall Tickets Sales
Ibaraki Prefectural Culture Center
Nova Hall

Yasushi Toyoshima


Miwako Watanabe


Mazumi Tanamura


Sadao Harada


Hiroshi Ikematsu


Hiroshi Kato




Open Lesson by MCO Members
for High School Students


Concert Hall ATM



Organaized by

Ibaraki Prefecture, Ibaraki Prefectural Board of Education, Ibaraki Cultural Foundation, Mito Arts Foundation

Supported by

Mito City, Mito City Board of Education, Ibaraki Prefectural Band Association, Ibaraki Prefectural Senior High School Cultural Federation

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