We have 5 more days.
10 years ago, in 2009, we went to WASBE.
Repertoire Session, we introduce some of new repertoire,
Evening Concert, our musical director Yoshihiro KIMURA and 4 conductors play.
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We have 10 more days left.
Still we have to raise so much amount.
Our challenge is “All-in”, even if we don’t make the goal, we will use all amount for our challenge.
Also we are so grateful that w... Read more
We announced the special guests we will play with in the Midwest Clinic!
New York Philharmonic,is the one of the “Big Five” orchestra in the US, they are in such excellent orchestra!
Mr.Joseph Ale... Read more
130 days until the Final concert in Midwest Clinic.
It is decided who we perform with in the concert, with Mr.Joseph Alessi!
The soloist is…
Mr.Christopher Martin, the principal trumpet player of... Read more
We have received the message from Dr. Glenn D. Price!
In 2009, we have worked with him in WASBE, he was the president of WASBE.
Also he conducted our 22nd subscription concert and some concerts.
Th... Read more
We have received the message from Johan de Meij!
We have worked with him in our 18th subscription concert 2015, with Mr.Joseph Alessi, from the New York Philharmonic.
The concert was fantastic!
P... Read more
We have received the message from Jan Van der Roost,our principal guest conductor!
We have worked with him many times, also he will come to our 27th subscription concert next month.
Please check t... Read more
We have 1 months left!
This challenge is “All-in”, we will use all the supports if this challenge don’t success.
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The OSAKAN annually give approxima... Read more
The OSAKAN annually give approximately 40 recitals and concerts of varied instrumentation, also CD recordings, concerts in all over Japan, concerts in school and teaching for school bands.
Today we... Read more
The season of contests of wind orchestra!
We are supporting the students in wind band club.
The OSAKAN annually gives approximately 40 recitals and concerts of varied instrumentation and CD record... Read more
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Osakan Philharmonic Winds was formed in 1999, and became the first non-profit band in 2006, with its home base in JUBEL Hall, Osaka. The ensemble features Yoshihiro Kimura as Music Director, Tomo Matsuo, Resident Conductor, Jan Van der Roost, Principal Guest Conductor and Koji Orita as Music Advisor. The OSAKAN annually give approximately 40 recitals and concerts of varied instrumentation, from full band to chamber ensembles. They often perform in the beautiful IZUMI Concert Hall, welcoming eminent professional musicians such as Joseph Alessi (New York Philharmonic Principal Trombone), Ricardo Morales (Philadelphia Orchestra Principal Clarinet), David Griffin (Chicago Symphony Orchestra Hornist), Corrado Giuffredi (Principal Clarinet of the Orchesta della Svizzera Italiana), and Christopher Martin (New York Philharmonic Principal Trumpet).
Osakan Philharmonic Winds has released more than 50 CDs, earning rave reviews in a variety of media.
In 2009 the band traveled to Cincinnati to represent Asia in the14th World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles Conference. In 2018, the Winds were invited to perform for the 49th Japan Band Clinic’s final concert. In December, 2019, they are honored to give the finale performance of the 73rd Midwest Clinic in Chicago, Illinois.
In 2019, receiving accolades from the international band world, the Osakan Philharmonic Winds proudly celebrate their 20th Anniversary.