Apply for a free trial lesson. Violins of different sizes are available for trial lesson use.

Lesson Fees

60 min45 min30 min
Once / month7,000 JPYN/AN/A
Twice / month12,500 JPY11,000 JPY8,500 JPY
Three times / month17,000 JPY15,000 JPY12,000 JPY
Four times / month21,000 JPY18,500 JPY15,000 JPY
※All courses require admission fee 8,000 JPY

Mami IchikawaMami Ichikawa

Violinist Mami Ichikawa has won the special presentation award from Artist International Audition in New York in 2002, which gave her an opportunity to give her New York debut recital at Merkin Concert Hall in 2003.

She received her Bachelor of Music degree from New England Conservatory in Boston and Master of Music degree from Mannes College of Music in New York where she was a scholarship student.

While living in New York, she has performed as a member of New England Symphonic Ensemble and Philadelphia Virtuosi. Her venues include Carnegie Hall in New York and Suntory Hall in Tokyo. At the same time, Ms. Ichikawa has been an active violin teacher and she is a certified instructor of Suzuki Association of America.

Currently she works as a violinist and a violin teacher in Tokyo area. She is the founder of Forest Music, and is founding member of a Latin jazz unit “Latin Classica a la Mode”.

Secondary Piano Program

Forest Music offers piano instruction for non-piano majors in one-on-one (private lessons) setting.

Secondary Piano
60 min45 min30 min
Once / month4,700 JPYN/AN/A
Twice / month8,300 JPY7,300 JPY5,700 JPY
Three times / month11,300 JPY10,000 JPY8,000 JPY
Four Times / month14,000 JPY12,400 JPY10,000 JPY

akikokojikaAkiko Kojika

A native of Tokyo Japan, Akiko Kojika is passionate about teaching piano to all levels of students. She holds a bachelor in piano performance BM, Psychology BS from the University of Central Arkansas, and an MM in Piano Performance from the Indiana University. In 2001 she won Honorable Mention in the University of Central Arkansas Piano Competition and in 2004 won the competition. Akiko loves teaching students from 4-5 year old beginners to advanced levels to adult students. Above all she loves to share her passion for music and the piano with her students, respects and communicates well to all small students, and trying to instill this same love and dedication to all those who study with her.