<Recruiting> Marco Thomas / Professor, Bremen University of Music, Germany & Former Principal of the Berlin Philharmoniker Orchestra / Clarinet Online Public Lessons

Learn the finest clarinet sound from the ex-principal of the Berliner Philharmoniker! / 2024 June 6th (Tue) Limited to 25 people

A professor at the Bremen University of Music, who served as the world's premier Berliner Philharmoniker and was a founding member and chief of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, will teach music and techniques that will lead to tomorrow. Let's inherit the musicality and feats of Kura who has reached the highest rank!

Born in Eilenburg, a city near Leipzig, Germany, the clarinet player Marco Thomas started playing the clarinet at the age of 10 and soon showed his talent and looked promising. While attending the Leipzig University of Music, he received a scholarship from the Gewandhaus and became the chief of the Gustav Mahler Jugent Orchestra founded by conductor Abbado. He also entered the Berlin Philharmoniker Academy, where almost everyone is a professional, with a scholarship, and in 1997, at the young age of 24, became the head of the Berlin Philharmoniker Orchestra, the world's premier orchestra. Until he left the group in 1999, he played with the Berliner Philharmoniker with some of the world's leading conductors such as Georg Solti, Claudio Abbado and Daniel Barenboim, leaving many CD recordings. He has also served as a founding member and principal player of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, who later won the Grammy Awards, and a member of the Lucerne Festival Orchestra. He is active not only in solo music but also in chamber music, and has been invited to international music festivals such as the Bremen Music Festival and the Exsan Provence Music Festival. , Salvatore Accardo (Vn), Bruno Canino (Pf) and many other major musicians. He is also active in teaching younger generations and has been a professor at Bremen University of Music since 2000, holding master classes around the world. The lessons teach not only basic sound production and breathing, but also orchestra and musical problem solving and techniques. For example, what if a particular sound doesn't sound right? What are the tips for notes and trills? There are many things you want to ask. An avid fan of FC Bayern Munich, he is also a bright and eloquent man with great humanity, and he is entertaining with the moderators and conversations at music festivals. Why don't you learn from such a professor and break your own shell?



The world's best orchestra, former principal of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and professor of the prestigious Bremen University of Music, Marco Thomas, will hold an online clarinet lesson on June 2024, 6 (Tuesday)!

A limited number of people can receive direct instruction from Professor Marco Thomas from the &Vision Hall in Ochanomizu, Tokyo or from your home (online attendance is also available).If you are considering studying clarinet in Germany, you can get a foothold in studying abroad.When deciding where to study abroad, the lessons given by former head of the Berlin Philharmonic and professor at the University of Music Bremen in Germany will be a helpful guide.The professor would be happy to share various music with everyone in Japan.Anyone can take this course, regardless of age or level.It is especially suitable for people who are thinking about studying abroad on the clarinet, preparing for competitions and auditions, improving their level, and people who simply love music!Don't miss this opportunity!Due to the time difference, this event will be held with a very limited number of participants.
* Private lessons are recommended for those who do not want to publish lessons or those who do not meet the schedule. If you are interested, please contact an And Vision Counselor.

If you haven't taken lessons yet, you can listen to them.There is so much you can learn by not only playing for yourself, but also watching other people's lessons.In fact, many students in Europe study through listening.It is also an opportunity to listen to the performances of many other people, and through the lessons of various people, you will be able to better understand the teaching method and personality of the teacher.Musical instruments other than the clarinet can also enjoy the atmosphere of overseas classes, so please feel free to join us.The teaching method of overseas professors is completely different from that of Japan.In particular, the main focus is to "enjoy and express music more", so the points to teach vary from student to student.Isn't it a big point for those who are aiming to study abroad or become professionals to feel how the points of teaching are different from those in Japan?If you want to play an active role overseas, it will be an opportunity to think about studying abroad.

If you are thinking of studying in Germany or other European countries, you will be able to study abroad on a trial basis while staying in Japan.Consider the possibility of studying in Europe.

It's a great chance to meet an overseas teacher while you are in Japan!
Just thinking does not open the door to your dreams. There is only action. Don't miss this opportunity!


■ Details of recruitment of online public lessons ■


[Schedule] April 2024th (Tue) 6 25:16~00:19
[Place] And Vision International Music School (AIMS, Tokyo / Ochanomizu)
    * You can also attend / attend classes from your home.
[Pieces] Free for pieces
[Capacity] Limited to 3 people
* A qualified interpreter is included for those who are not good at foreign languages!
* Counseling by a counselor is also possible!
* Participation only for attendance (online) is OK!


■ Qualifications ■

Anyone who is enthusiastic can take this course.

■ Price ■

▼ Course / Online
1 minutes each time: 60 yen (33,000 yen including tax)

▽ Option
Accompaniment fee (60 minutes): 12,000 yen (13,200 yen including tax)

▼ Attendance / Visit / Online
1-day audition ticket: 2,000 yen (2,200 yen including tax)

■ What is included in the price ■

▼ Take lessons
Private lesson fee, attendance fee, counseling fee, seminar fee, interpreter fee, facility usage fee and system usage fee

▼ Lesson attendance
Attendance fee, counseling fee, seminar fee

■ Clarify some of the items not included in the price ■

Piano accompaniment fee, practice room fee, all personal expenses during free time, etc.

■ Price / Schedule Supplement ■

● We may adjust the lesson time in advance.

■ Application deadline ■

Until capacity is reached
● Even before the application deadline, the deadline will be closed as soon as the capacity is reached.
● Even after the application deadline, you may be able to apply if there is a vacancy in the course, so please contact the And Vision Counselor.

■ Notes ■

● Please note that if you take the course at home, it may be affected by the speed of the Internet.
● When taking lessons in And Vision such as And Vision Hall, there are internet connection (LAN), use of multiple cameras, large screen / monitor, mixer, speakers, staff support, etc.
●Please let us know the program at least 2 weeks in advance.
●If you want to change the accompaniment arrangement to andvision after applying, please let us know at least two weeks in advance.
●Upload the sheet music for the instructor to the And Vision system at least 14 days in advance.
●Students taking lessons will invite their families to attend.
● Please be assured that the student's name will not be published in writing in the public lesson.However, the teacher may call your name during the lesson.
● Public lessons will be an event sponsored by our company.Private lessons are recommended if you have any requests such as how to take lessons.
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