History of Karuizawa International Choral Festival

Date Lecturer Choir Photo
2015.8.21-23 Seiichi Hashimoto Kaohsiung Chamber Choir
(Taiwan/Mixed)
Ko Matsushita Regalo Tokyo
(Tokyo/Female)
Chia-fen, Weng
(Taiwan)
Chor Glanze -Nagoya University
(Aichi/Mixed)
Mixed Chorus Uta-utai
(Fukuoka/Mixed)
Shimane Univ. Junior High School Choir
(Shimane/Children)
Junior Chorus Fairies
(Chiba/Children)
Kimitsu Junior Chorus
(Chiba/Children)
Taipei Hua-Shin Children’s Choir
(Taiwan/Children)
Workshops, Concerts Conducting Workshop Basic, Advanced, Kodomo Youth FESTA Workshop (Matsushita)
Sing Taiwan(Weng)
Let’s Sing Together!, Vocal Workshop(Hashimoto)
Machikado Concert
Harunire Concert
Premium Concert
Ensemble Contest
1st Japan International Choral Composition Competiton
Kodomo Youth FESTA
Church Concert
Date Lecturer Choir Photo
2014.10.11-13 Seiichi Hashimoto OEDO Choraliers
(Tokyo/Male)
Ko Matsushita Vocal Ensemble«EST»
(Mie/Mixed)
Endrik Üksvärav
(Estonia)
Female Choir ‘Utahime’
(Ehime/Female)
John August Pamintuan
(Philippines)
Polifonica Chamber Choir
(Belarus/Mixed)
Chamber Choir Collegium Musicale
(Estonia/Mixed)
Coro Tomasino
(Philippines/Mixed)
University of the Philippines Manila Chorale
(Philippines/Mixed)
Workshops, Concerts Conducting Workshop Basic, Advanced (Matsushita)
Sing Estonia (Üksvärav)
Sing Pamintuan (Pamintuan)
Let’s Sing Together!, Vocal Workshop (Hashimoto)
Ensemble Competition
Harunire Concert
Premium Concert
Special Concert
Church Concert
Karuizawa Mini Concert
Date Lecturer Choir Photo
2013.10.12-14 Seiichi Hashimoto Salt Lake Vocal Artists
(USA, Mixed)
Fujio Furuhashi Combinir di Corista
(Tokyo, Mixed)
Ko Matsushita Mulberry Chamber Choir
(Kanagawa, Mixed)
Brady R. Allred
(USA)
Wakayama Children Choir
(Wakayama, Children)
Men’s Vocal Ensemble ”Tera-Otoko”
(Hiroshima, Male)
Workshops, Concerts Conducting Workshop Basic, Advanced (Matsushita)
How to sing well in English/Let’s sing America (Allred)
Everyone sing/Workshop for Children Chorus (Furuhashi)
Let’s Sing Together! /Vocal Workshop (Hashimoto)
Ensemble Competition
Harunire Concert
Premium Concert
Special Concert
Church Concert
Date Lecturer Choir Photo
2012.08.10-12 Michiko Asai Kikuka Ensemble
(Tokyo, Female)
Keishi Ito The Little Singers of Takarazuka
(Hyogo, Children)
Kunio Imai Chorsal
(Ehime, Mixed)
Seiichi Hashimoto Green Wood Harmony
(Miyagi, Mixed)
Ko Matsushita Mikrokosmos
(France, Mixed)
Loïc Pierre
(France)
Workshops, Concerts Conducting Workshop (Matsushita)
Loïc Pierre Workshop (Pierre)
Ito-juku (Ito)
Analyse coaching by Kunio Imai (Imai)
Let’s Sing Together! /Vocal Lessons (Hashimoto)
Piano in Chorus (Asai)
Ensemble Competition
Shinano Uta-matsuri
Premium Concert
Special Concert
Church Concert
Date Lecturer Choir Photo
2011.08.19-21 Michiko Asai Wisteria Ensemble
(Hokkaido, Female)
Keishi Ito Naniwa Choraliers
(Osaka, Male)
Seiichi Hashimoto Kochi Family Chorus
(Kochi, Mixed)
Ko Matsushita Angelus Children’s Choir
(Oita, Children)
Wishful Singing
(Netherlands)
Wishful Singing
(Netherlands, Female)
Workshops, Concerts Conducting Workshop (Matsushita)
Special Workshop (Wishful Singing)
Ito-juku no.1, no.2 (Ito)
Let’s Sing Together! / Vocal Lessons / Do you know your voice? (Hashimoto)
Piano in Chorus (Asai)
Ensemble Competition
Yokoso Concert
Shinano Uta-matsuri
Premium Concert
Special Concert
Church Concert
Date Lecturer Choir Photo
2010.08.20-22 Michiko Asai Okubo Mixed Choir
(Tokyo, Mixed)
Keishi Ito Shinano Male Choir
(Tokyo, Male)
Seiichi Hashimoto Okazaki Mixed Choir
(Aichi, Mixed)
Ko Matsushita Chor Shelly
(Kyoto, Female)
Workshops, Concerts Sing with “Micchan” (Matsushita, Asai)
Conducting Workshop (Matsushita)
Otoko-juku by Keishi Ito / Keishi Ito Workshop – Let’s sing everyone – (Ito)
Let’s Sing Together! / Vocal Lessons / Do you know your voice? (Hashimoto)
Piano in Chorus (Asai)
Ensemble Competition
Shinano Uta-matsuri
Premium Concert
Thank-you Concert
Date Lecturer Choir Photo
2009.08.07-09 Michiko Asai Shinshu Univ. Glee Club
(Nagano, Male)
Ichiro Uenishi Chour Chene
(Nara, Mixed)
Seiichi Hashimoto Primavera
(Kagoshima, Female)
Ko Matsushita Shenzhen Lily Children’s Choir
(China, Children)
Workshops, Concerts Sing with “Micchan” (Matsushita, Asai)
Conducting Workshop (Matsushita)
Ichiro Uenishi Workshop (Uenishi)
Let’s Sing Together! / Vocal Lessons / Do you know your voice? (Hashimoto)
Piano in Chorus (Asai)
Ensemble Competition
Chorus Festival
Koyukai Concert
Date Lecturer Choir Photo
2008.08.08-10 Michiko Asai Chor June
(Tokyo, Female)
Seiichi Hashimoto Shinshu Univ. Mixed Choir
(Nagano, Mixed)
Ko Matsushita Yodogawa Mixed Choir
(Osaka, Mixed)
Tiia-Ester Loitme
(Estonia)
Tokushima Male Choir “Hibiki”
(Tokushima, Male)
NHK Fukuoka Children’s choir MIRAI
(Fukuoka, Children)
Workshops, Concerts Make the harmony in Mothers’ Chorus / Matsushita Otoko-juku (Matsushita)
Sing with the piano by “Micchan” (Matsushita, Asai)
Today’s Nordic Choral Music / Choral Conducting / Sing Estonian Choral Pieces (Loitme)
Let’s Sing Together! / Vocal Lessons / Do you know your voice? (Hashimoto)
Piano in Chorus (Asai)
Ensemble Competition
Chorus Festival
Koyukai Concert
Date Lecturer Choir Photo
2007.08.17-19 Michiko Asai Yurigaoka Children’s Choir
(Kanagawa, Children)
Seiichi Hashimoto Shinano Female Chorus
(Nagano, Female)
Ko Matsushita Doshisha Glee Club
(Kyoto, Male)
Orbán György
(Hungary)
MODOKI
(Saga, Mixed)
Ching-Chun Su
(Taiwan)
Formosa Singers
(Taiwan, Mixed)
Workshops, Concerts Teaching Mothers’ Chorus (Matsushita)
Choral Music of Hungary / Sing Contemporary works from Hungary (Orbán)
Choral Conducting / Sing Contemporary works from Taiwan (Su)
Let’s Sing Together! / Vocal Lessons / Do you know your voice? (Hashimoto)
Piano in Chorus (Asai)
Ensemble Competition
Chorus Festival
Koyukai Concert
Date Lecturer Choir Photo
2006.08.18-20 Michiko Asai Wisteria Ensemble
(Hokkaido, Female)
Seiichi Hashimoto Rissho Univ. Glee Club
(Tokyo, Mixed)
Ko Matsushita Bären Chor
(Nagano, Mixed)
Jan Łukaszewski
(Poland)
Odawara Children’s Choir
(Kanagawa, Children)
Naniwa Choraliers
(Osaka, Male)
Workshops, Concerts Teaching Mothers’ Chorus (Matsushita)
Choral Music of Poland / Choral Conducting / Sing Contemporary works of Poland (Łukaszewski)
Let’s Sing Together! / Do you know your voice? (Hashimoto)
Piano in Chorus (Asai)
Ensemble Competition
Chorus Festival
Koyukai Concert
Date Lecturer Choir Photo
2005.08.19-21 Michiko Asai Oedo Choraliers
(Tokyo, Male)
Seiichi Hashimoto Karuizawa Children’s Choir
(Nagano, Children)
Ko Matsushita Gifu High School Music Club
(Gifu, Mixed)
Jennifer Tham
(Singapore)
Choir “Budou-no-ki”
(Kyoto, Mixed)
Female Choir “Utahime”
(Ehime, Female)
Workshops, Concerts Teaching Children’s Chorus (Matsushita)
World Choir Music / Chorus Conducting Workshop / Music from Southeast Asia (Jennifer)
Let’s Sing Together! / See the voice – Vocal Lessson to increase resonance – (Hashimoto)
Piano in Chorus (Asai)
Chorus Festival
ANGELICA Concert
Koyukai Concert