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

nishinonobukoNobuko Nishino

Nobuko Nishino (soprano) completed her BM in vocal performance at Toho Gakuen School of Music and her MM at Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University, Chicago. She gave solo recitals in 1999 and 2001 in Chicago and was the member of Grant Park Music Festival chorus from 2001 and 2002, and Saint James Cathedral choir from 2000 and 2002. Opera credits include Die Zauber Floete (Pamina), Mikado (the school girl), and Help! The Grobolinks! (The math teacher). She recently participates in the publication works of the opera by American composer, Gian Carlo Menotti into Japanese.

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.