2017 Summer Program

Monday, August 7 - Sunday, August 13, 2017
Registration for the Summer 2017 course has ended.
Please check back with us for the 2018 program after September 1, 2017.

2017 Summer Music Compositions Announced
please see Course Descrptions page

Welcome to the official English language website of
Seiha Hōgaku-Kai International Division.

     The Seiha school of koto performance was founded in 1913 by Utashito Nakashima in Nagano Prefecture, north of Tokyo. The International Division at Seiha is the only Japanese certified educational institution to offer courses in English on Japanese traditional musical instruments. The 2017 summer program marks the second year and begins Monday, August 7, 2017 through Sunday, August 13, 2017.


     Study traditional Japanese instruments with world-class instructors at one of Japan’s most prestigious koto schools.
     Rehearse and perform with other musicians in sankyoku ensemble settings.
     Attend evening lectures by top scholars on various topics in Japanese music.

     Please click on the appropriate menu item for more information.