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Online Music College to Open in Japan amid Epidemic

Online Music College to Open in Japan amid Epidemic

   Tokyo, July 28 (Jiji Press)--Japanese composer and pianist Takashi Niigaki and others will launch an online music college on Aug. 8, in which artists suspending music performances amid the novel coronavirus epidemic offer high-level and practical music education.
   Shibuya Music College will allow beginners and aspiring professional musicians alike to take unlimited courses for 980 yen a month, with no admission fees required.
   Pre-recorded video lessons on songwriting, composition, playing musical instruments and singing songs based on classical music, and on the history and cultures of music will be available any time on personal computers and smartphones.
   The college will offer the "asobu (play) school" for beginners and the "tsukuru (create) school" for those aiming to become music professionals.
   Users will also be able to take real-time lessons and seminar classes of their favorite instructors for additional fees.

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