Concert marks Down syndrome milestone

Sep 11, 2009

Concert marks Down syndrome milestone

Akihito Ochi is a gifted pianist. He also has Down syndrome. He started playing piano when he was 9 years old and held his first concert at the age of 10. His mother practiced classical music pieces with him, and he eventually learned how ...

Sep 4, 2009

Weekend of jazz features prime performers

Jazz fans are gearing up for a weekend of saxophone, guitar and piano at the 2009 Tokyo Jazz Festival. The event will take place at the Tokyo International Forum Hall A, Sept. 4-6. The festival kicks off with an opening Gala Night at 7 ...

Aug 28, 2009

Children get opportunity to experience traditional Japanese arts

Anyone interested in exploring the field of traditional Japanese music need look no further than the “Introductory Traditional Japanese Music Concerts” being staged at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Space in Ikebukuro from Aug. 28-30. Subtitled “Experience Exciting Japanese Sounds Using Voice and Instruments,” the ...