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August 19, 2016 01:39 PM

Yamaha Salon Concert by Maya Ando

Maya Ando, who resides in Germany and won the Johanes Brahms International Competition (Piano Category) in 2015, hosted a solo concert entitled “Parts of Me” at the Yamaha Ginza concert salon, sponsored by Yamaha Piano Artist Service. She went on to Hannover Conservatory after graduating from high-school in Hamamatsu, and graduated at the top of her class. Currently, she is enrolled in the soloist course at Detmold Conservatory, in addition to teaching younger students at music schools. As the n...

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August 19, 2016 01:36 PM

HOSCO Bluegrass One Stop Supplier

Mr. Shinji Hosokawa sees the bluegrass market as relatively stable because it is not a big business in Japan. He said, “In the last ten years, I can feel a trend of increasing bluegrass fans among college students. Also, current bluegrass fans are much different from the Bill Monroe freaks in the ‘70s”. It can be seen that fans are approaching bluegrass music from their interest in musical instruments and not from the style of music. HOSCO has a series of less expensive Balaton brand musical ins...

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July 11, 2016 02:57 PM

Nanba, Osaka, shop of Yamano Rock Inn

The Rock Inn Nanba shop, owned by Yamano Music (Mr. Masahiko Yamano, President), reopened in Osaka in April, 2016. After being renovated along with the south complex of Nanba City, the store had been closed for three months from January, 2016. The size of this new shop, which displays a wide variety of products from electronic pianos and combo instruments to sheet music, is 304.56 square meters. The store first opened in 1977, along with Nanba City, and has been refurbished several times. This ...

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July 11, 2016 02:26 PM

Tokyo Music Fair 2016 Steering Committee Holds First Meeting

The 27-member steering committee for Tokyo Music Fair 2016(November 4th to 6th) held their first meeting on April, 25th. Mr. Masahiko Yamano, chairman of the Tokyo Music Fair Association, opened with a short greeting, saying, “The purpose of the Tokyo Music Fair is to increase the number of individuals who play musical instruments. Let’s all unite our efforts and enjoy the process of working towards this goal”. Following this, Mr. Tsutomu Komaki, chairman of the steering committee, reporte...

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June 16, 2016 02:16 PM

Shimamura Music Opens 2nd Shop in Beijing

Shimamura Music (Toshiaki Hirose, President) opened their second shop at Kaide Capita Mall Tai Yan Gong in Beijing on April 28, 2016. In September of 2015, the company opened their first shop outside of Japan at Aeon Mall Feng Tai in Beijing. Tai Yan Gong is located on the north side of Zhao Yang Gu which has the biggest population in Beijing and has been developing after the opening of subway #10. Currently, the location is well-known as an attractive shopping district surrounded by luxury resi...

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