Ise-Shima Spring Composition Workshop

The workshop in 2018 will be held from 1st until 4th April 2018 in
Toba, a beautiful city facing the sea.

A Japanese composer , Sumio Kobayashi will be our main instructor in this season. WEBSITE

Open to all composers from all nationalities, faiths, and backgrounds.

All invited composers are supposed to complete a 2 to 5 minutes solo instrumental work under a theme announced by the instructor at the first day of the workshop.

While composing the work, it is advisable to discuss with the instructor to complete the work. In addition to that, all invited composers will be offered 1 hour composition lessons per day.

Materials for the application: 1 PDF file of a work, recording of the work (if applicable), short biography

Please send materials to: info[at]

Deadline: 1st February 2018

Participation fee is 30,000 Yen, including three nights hotel and welcome dinner (approximately 250$).

Please contact us for any questions, especially when you did not receive notification message about the acceptance of your application. Basically we send the message within a week after receiving application.

Ise-Shima is a touristic region, famous for seafoods, Ise Shrine, Kumano Kodo (World Heritage), Toba Aquarium,and Ise Sea Paradise.

Other touristic sites in the Mie prefecture include Nabana no Sato, Nagashima Spa Land.

Check our past workshop and a work composed during the workshop:

1 Feb 2018