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March 11, 2018 12:57 PM

Saori Yoshida, Women’s Wrestling Champion, Experiences Saxophone Playing

Yamaha Music Foundation offers adults a variety of lesson programs at its studios. On January 30, Saori Yoshida, renowned women’s wrestling champion appeared at a press conference held at Yamaha Ginza Store Concert Salon. Yoshida in stylish pant suits with a matched hat experienced her first saxophone lesson under guidance of an instructor. It was broadcasted on the Internet news, and greeted with much surprise. Yoshida continues taking lesson in coming months, and practice scene will be v...

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February 05, 2018 04:49 PM

2017 Japanese Music Products Industry Retail Market Survey

Japan Music Trades annual retail market survey questioned 150 music stores throughout Japan, and 112 of them responded. Music products industry hasn’t yet felt any signs for market improvement despite positive feel spread over industries as rise of stock market early in January, optimistic news including long-lasting recovery of general economy, over 1% job opening ratio and fewer business failures announced by the Government. Most retailers reported that business was comparatively well du...

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February 01, 2018 02:45 PM

Kawai Launches Kawai France SASU

Kawai launched Kawai France SASU, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kawai Europe GmbH with an investment of 1 million Euro in January, which purchases, distributes and sells musical instruments and related parts, provides after-sales services and marketing promotions. The new company headed by Takuya Sekine, president of Kawai Europe, is expected to enhance marketing strategy and brand image of Shigeru Kawai and other high-ticket Kawai products in one of the key markets in Europe. ...

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January 22, 2018 03:21 PM

2018 Musical Instruments Fair Japan To Be Held In October

Musical Instruments Fair Association Japan staged 1st 2018 Musical Instruments Fair Japan Preliminary Meeting on Dec. 6 in Tokyo with total attendance of 225 interested industry members and parties. To generate new music makers and expedite healthy growth of the industry, the organizer set 5 new plans for the next fair. 1. Experience Music Making Spot is arranged at the exhibit floor with versatile types of musical instruments set ready for use inrelaxed atmosphere. It’s linked with nearb...

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January 05, 2018 03:04 PM

2017 Japanse Music Products Industry Topics

Protect Music Education Committee Launched JASRAC announced that it would collect copyright fee from music teaching studios throughout Japan after January 2018. Recognizing its impact to music teaching, students taking instrumental lesson and their parents, 7 music teaching laboratories and associations launched Protect Music Education Committee, which will be headed by Wataru Miki on February 2. On May 30, over 300 music dealers and organizers of music teaching laboratory joined the force, and ...

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