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February 25, 2013

Lessons That Will Last a Lifetime

I learned about the Michinoku Wind Orchestra project in spring 2012. I had a wonderful time on an earlier visit ...

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December 11, 2012

A Real Conversation through Music

Virtually all of the students had lost a family member during the catastrophe. I was very surprised and honored ...

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November 28, 2012

Music as an Essential Part of People’s Lives

In times of financial crises, statements like “music is not a luxury, it is a need” are thrown around as ...

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November 13, 2012

Suntory Hall Concert Video (with English subtitles) Uploaded!

A 13-minute video of the August 17, 2012, Suntory Hall concert, including comments by Sylff and student musicians and other ...

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November 09, 2012

A “Re-oxygenating” Experience

"This week constituted a profoundly human experience, bringing together as it did musicians of different nationalities in a very particular ...

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October 31, 2012

Sylff Winds Workshops and Concerts: An Exemplary Collaboration between Cultures

Last April, when I first heard about the Tokyo Foundation’s Together in Tohoku project, I was immediately interested. When I ...

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October 23, 2012

Music and Hope for Tohoku

Music offers a means of expression beyond words, allowing us to share ideas that transcend the limits of linguistic communication. ...

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August 10, 2012