The Mito Chamber Orchestra carries out various programs to bring local people into closer familiarity with music, such as public rehearsal for students and an assortment of seminars.

  • Mito Chamber Orchestra (MCO) Concert for Children

    Photo:Michiharu Okubo

    Live orchestra performances for around 2,500 children

    MCO will present a concert to some 2,500 children from Mito and surrounding municipalities, giving them the thrill of experiencing live classical music performances first-hand. They will include fifth graders from elementary schools, as well as pupils from schools for the visulally impaired and those for disabled children. The program will include explanations and introductions about each instruments, letting the students have fun while enjoying the magnificence of the music

  • Instrumental Seminar by MCO Members for Students

    Photo:Michiharu Okubo

    World-class musicians offer direct instruction to local children

    With the double aim of honing the performance skills of the students in Ibaraki, and of getting MCO members to mix with the community, the MCO holds the instrumental seminars for children living in Ibaraki. The children attending the seminar study performance techniques, ensemble formation, and the role of individual instruments.

  • Mito Chamber Orchestra (MCO) Public rehearsal for students

    Photo:Michiharu Okubo

    Local children experience creating music of an international standard

    Mito Chamber Orchestra exposes the students to rehearse for free and let them experience how musicians create the music.

  • Concert for Junior High School Students

    Photo:Jun Tazawa

    Some 2,000 Mito junior high students have fun listening to live performances

    A concert program giving junior high school students the chance to familiarize themselves with music, featuring performances and explanations by members of the Mito Chamber Orchestra (MCO) et al. Every year around 2,000 7th-graders from Mito participate.

    Co-organizer: Mito City Board of Education

Upcoming programs