Nobuaki Fukukawa Horn Lesson & Mini Concertseminar

Nobuaki FUKUKAWA is the Horn Soloist who is the Principal Horn of the NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo and plays the Horn with ease that is known as one of the most hardest music instruments.
Let’s meet his expressive performance with both of a passionate music that many composers and conductors have immense trust in, and a high level of skill that is appreciated to ‘Changed the history of Japanese Horn Performance’ and ‘Department Store of Technique’!


Date1st November (Thur.) Open 17:00
VenueShimonoseki Jujido Music Store the Head store (3-31, Akama-cho, Shimonoseki-city)
PerformerNobuaki FUKUKAWA (Hr), Kana OKADA (Pf)



“How to proceed Warm‐up and Training”
What are methods of daily practice we should do? Let’s master a basis and move up to the next step!

Time17:30 – 18:45
Maxabout 20 people
( In the order of arrival of registration. Reservation is required.)
※Recruitment closed because capacity reached.

– Let’s ask Fukukawa-sensei! –
AIAV is accepting your questions of your doubts and worries about performance to ask Mr.Fukukawa.

Mini Concert
Ticket1,000yen/ Student 500yen
●Czerny『Andante e Polacca』
●Schumann『Adagio and Allegro』
●Messiaen『Appel interstellaire from ‘Des canyons aux étoiles’』
●Piazzolla『Ave Maria』
●Gershwin(arr. Nobuaki Fukukawa)『Rhapsody in Blue』

Ticket Agency

●Akiyoshidai International Art Village【Tel】0837-63-0020
Online form is available to reserve a ticket or apply for the lesson.(Application is finished)
●Shimonoseki Jujido Music Store *Only Mini Concert Ticket is dealt. 【TEL】083-223-2311


Nobuaki FUKUKAWA (Horn)

“I feel the world is instantly changed when I heard the sound of Nobuaki Fukukawa’s Horn. As if the wind blows suddenly from somewhere not here in the world.” (Mainichi Shinbun)
“Department Store of Technique” (Ongaku no tomo)
“It’s not too much to say that changed the history of Japanese Horn Performance” (Japan Horn Society)
The Principal Horn of the NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo. He won the 1st prize at the Horn category of the 77th Japan Music Competition.
As a soloist, he works with orchestras such as Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto, Kyoto Symphony Orchestra, The Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra by members of NHK Symphony Orchestra, Yokohama Sinfonietta, Hyogo Performing Arts Center Orchestra, and Tokyo Universal Philharmony Orchestra.
He was invited to many places in Japan, U.S. and Europe, and also performed as the soloist at various Festivals such as “la Biennale di Venezia”, “La Folle Journée au JAPON” and “Spring Festival in Tokyo”.
He released his 3 Solo CDs and the live recording CD of Richard Strauss’s Concert No.2 by KING RECORDS, and many CDs of chamber music by Octavia Records. His CDs are selected as choice discs in the music magazine “THE RECORD GEIJUTSU” published by Ongaku No Tomo Sha Corp.

Kana OKADA (Piano)

Born in Hakodate. Went to France at the age of 15. She graduated from the Piano and Chamber courses of the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris with unanimous approval. She obtained her Diplôme de Formation Supérieure de Piano with the greatest honors in June 2010, a degree in chamber music in 2011 and in June 2013, she obtained her Master’s Degree. She appears regularly in Japan and countries in Europe now.
She worked with orchestras such as Belgium National Orchestra, Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Kyoto Symphony Orchestra, Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra, Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra, Hyogo Performing Arts Center Orchestra, Kansai Philharmonic Orchestra and Chubu Philharmonic Orchestra, and conductors such as Marin Alsop, Paul Meyer, Helmuth Reichel Silva, Kristiina Poska, Ken-ichiro Kobayashi, Junichi Hirokami, Kazufumi Yamashita, Takeshi Ooi, Masahiko Enkoji, Keiko Mitsuhashi, So Awatsuji.
She was invited by numerous festivals such as Festival Piano en Saintonge(France) with the art director Anne Queffélec, the Folle Journée in Japan, and got good presses. She also appeared Japanese TV and radio such as NHK-FM “Recital Nova”, “Kira Cla!” and “Meikyoku Album”.
She is the prizewinner of many music competitions. She won the 1st prize at the 8th Poulenc International Piano Competition(France) in 2013, the 1st prize at the 12th Piano Campus International Competition(France) in 2013. She was also well-known as the finalist at Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition of Belgium in 2016.
She studied the Piano under Kazuko KAMO, Katsumi UEDA, Haruko UEDA, Georges PLUDERMACHER, Frank BRALEY, the Chamber Music under Claire DESERT, Itamar GOLAN, Bruno Pasquier. Registered artist of the Japan Foundation for Regional Art-Activities in 2018 and 2019.