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July 04, 2014 11:41 AM

Kawai Expands School Concert Programs

Kawai recently announced expanded plans to support local elementary and junior high schools in Hamamatsu and Iwata giving a total of 17 concerts between May and November.

The company has helped 160 schools in Hamamatsu organizing concerts by young promising artists since 2011. Last year, it gave 8 concerts, and over 2,300 students, teachers and parents enjoyed popular classical tunes.

2014 concert programs started in May. In addition to 8 concerts in Hamamatsu, it plans 4 concerts in Iwata, and 5 concerts at other nearby towns. (photo: One of the latest concerts held on May 8 at Toyo’oka Elementary School in Iwata.)

Four budding pianists including Shota Miyazaki and Sonoko Ishii, two violinists, and 3 players of flute, clarinet and baritone are invited to perform at the concerts.

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