The 4th International Chamber Music Festival in Japan
APA (Amateur Music Player’s Association, Japan), is a non-profit organization for adult amateur chamber music players, which was established in 1974. It is a nationwide network which currently consists of over 1,100 amateur musicians in Japan. Among them, 640 members are resided in Metropolitan area and 340 members are at Kansai area. More than 120 members are in other area in Japan.
APA organizes the international chamber music festivals every year in March. Every year more than 10 players from Europe, Australia, USA, Honk Kong and Singapore including several ACMP members have participated the festival and played together with APA members. We perform two concerts in Koganei Tokyo and Atami Shizuoka after two rehearsals each. Players shall perform two different pieces of chamber music, from piano trios to nonets. There will be no coaching. During the rehearsals partners can visit several spots with APA members according to the partners programs. Between the two concerts a tour to a famous spot like Kamakura and also to Hakone on the way to Atami will be organized.
Please contact: Kaaz Yoshida, director International Contacts, APA Japan