Skype lessons

Recently Junko Ueda has started giving lessons for Shomyo chanting and Gion-Shôja singing by Skype. If you are interested, feel free to contact to know more details and pricing. And a regular private lesson at her studio or at a location is always available as usual.

One Week Shomyo Course in Geneva, Swiss

Junko Ueda presents a one-week Shomyo chanting course in Geneva, Swiss from 2 till 8 July, 2017. This course is organized by Atelier d'Ethnomusicologie as part of their annual summer course series "La Croisée des Cultures - 23e Stage de Danses et Musiques du Monde". The shomyo chanting course schedule:

  • 2 July: Demonstration / Presentation
  • 3 - 8 July: Shomyo classes: Beginners: 12:00~14:00 / Advanced: 18:00~20:00
  • 8 July: Final Presentation

Participation fee: 260 SFr (about 240 euro)
For registration: click here
Location: 44 rue des Maraîchers, 1204 Genève

More information: click here
Tél. (+ 41) 22 919 04 94
Fax (+ 41) 22 919 04 95
E-Mail : stages@adem.ch

Some Upcoming events

- 28 & 29 January, 2017, Shomyo Buddhist Chanting workshop at Ateliers d'Ethnomugicologie, Geneva, Swiss. Beginners: 28th 10:00~12:30. Advanced group: 28th, 16:00~19:00 / 29th 10:00~12:30.
- 1 & 2 April, 2017, Shomyo Buddhist Chanting workshop at Ateliers d'Ethnomugicologie, Geneva, Swiss. Beginners: 1st 12:00~14:00. Advanced group: 1st, 16:00~19:00 / 2nd 10:00~12:30.
- 13 & 14 May, 2017, Shomyo Buddhist Chanting workshop at Ateliers d'Ethnomugicologie, Geneva, Swiss. Advanced group: 13th 16:00~19:00 / 14th 10:00~12:30. More info, please use contact form.

Shomyo Workshop in Geneva

- Débutants : Dimanche 27 novembre,2016, 13:30-16:00
- Avancés : Samedi 26 novembre, 2016, 16:00-19:00 et Dimanche 27 novembre, 2016, 10:00~ 12:30
- Location: Ateliers d'ethnomusicologie, 10 rue de Montbrillant, Genève
- Fee: Débutants, FS 60 (Membres ADEM 50 frs). Moyens, FS 90 (Membres ADEM FS 80
- Info: Ateliers d'ethnomusicologie

Nuit de L'épopée and Shomyo workshop in Lyon

Location: Conservatoire National Supérieur Musique et Danse de Lyon

25 October, 2016, 14:00~18:00 Shomyo Buddhist Chanting workshop, in Salle d'ensemble
26 October, 2016, Concert 'Nuit de L'épopé', in Salle Varèse
- 18:00 : Film 'Kwaidan' (2nd and 3rd episode) by Masaki Kobayashi
- 19:00 : La Chanson de Roland (Département de musique ancienne); Dan-no-Ura (Junko Ueda)
- 21:00: J. F. Rebel : Les éléments, A. Campra : Tancrède, C. Monteverdi : Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda (Département de musique ancienne); Yoshitsune (Junko Ueda)

Odile Edouard, Jean Tubéry, Pierre Hamon et Anne Delafosse (Département de musique ancienne), préparation musicale
Junko Ueda, chant et satsuma-biwa

Infomation: http://www.cnsmd-lyon.fr/agenda/nuit-de-lepopee

Interview in Radio Télévision Suisse, Espace 2 'Magma'

On the 27th May Junko Ueda appeared in the Radio Télévision Suisse, Espace 2 in the program called 'Magma' including her live performance. The broadcasting can be listened by clicking here.

Shomyo workshop photos Geneva, Madrid, La Gendronnière


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Some Upcoming Events

  • 12 & 13 March, 2016, Shomyo Buddhist Chanting workshop at Ateliers d'Ethnomugicologie, Geneva, Swiss. Advanced group: 12th 16:00~18:30 / 13th 18:30~21:00. Beginners: 13th 10:00~13:00. More info clic here.
  • 9 & 10 April, 2016, Shomyo Buddhist Chanting workshop at Aula de Musicas, Madrid, Spain. 9th 16:30~19:30, 10th 11:00~14:00. More info clic here.
  • 28 & 29 April, 2016, Shomyo Buddhist Chanting workshop at Zen Temple of La Gendronnière, France, in the events of 'Arts et Santé'. More info clic here.
  • 27 May, 2016, 20:30, Biwa solo concert at Festival Arkhé, Bussigny, Swiss. More info clic here.
  • 28 & 29 May, 2016, Shomyo Buddhist Chanting workshop at Ateliers d'Ethnomugicologie, Geneva, Swiss. Advanced group: 28th 13:30~16:00 / 29th 18:30~21:00. Beginners: 29th 10:00~13:00. More info clic here.
  • 2 ~ 7 September, 2016, Shomyo Buddhist Chanting workshop at Paxos, Greece. More info clic here.
  • 25 October, 2016, Shomyo Buddhist Chanting workshop at National Conservatory Superior of Music and Dance in Lyon, France.
  • 26 October, 2016, Biwa solo concert at National Conservatory Superior of Music and Dance in Lyon, France.
  • 26 & 27 November, 2016, Shomyo Buddhist Chanting workshop at Ateliers d'Ethnomugicologie, Geneva, Swiss. More info clic here.

Play for Paris

On the 20 and 21 November,2015, surrounded by full of audience, Junko Ueda presents her recitals of Epic Story of Heike at Maison des Cultures du Monde in Paris. In this tremendously difficult moment, what we need now is music. Let's play for Paris!


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© photo: François Guénet

@ Montreal concert & workshop

On the 1st November 2015, Junko Ueda gives her recital "The Epic of The Heike" at Bourgie Hall in Montreal, Canada, performing four pieces: Dan-no-Ura; Shunkan; Yoshitsune; Gion-Shôja. This concert is presented with English and French subtitling. Next day, she presents her shomyo workshop at University of Montreal.

Geneva Camerata Marathon Concert

On the 27th October at Comedie de Geneva, Junko Ueda participates among 30 artists in the Marathon concert by the Geneva based chamber orchestra Geneva Camerata.
Geneva Camarata concert

@ Geneve, concert and workshop

Concert
October 3, 2015, 20:30: Double concert 'Musiques du Japon Ancien, Chants Biwa et Koto' at MEG - Musée d'ethnographie de Genève.
MEG concert

© photo: Dora Zarzavatsaki


Shomyo workshop
October 3, 2015, 14:00 ~ 16:00: for advanced students
October 4, 2015, 10:30 ~ 12:30: for beginners
October 4, 2015, 14:00 ~ 16:00: for advanced students
October 4, 2015, 16:30 ~ 17:15: presentation of the workshop at MEG

Concert and workshops are organized by Ateliers d'ethnomusicologie in the occasion of the exhibition at MEG 'The Buddhism of Madame Butterfly, Buddhist Japonism'. Registration and information of the workshop: 022-919.0494

MEG

@ Copenhagen World Music Festival

Solo concert at Copenhagen World Music Festival in Koncert Kirken.


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© photo: Jacob Crawfurd

Shomyo Workshop in Geneva

  • Date: Tuesday, 15 June 2015
  • Time: 18:00 ~ 21:00
  • Place: Ateliers d'Ethnomusicologie (10, Rue de Montbrillant, Geneva)
  • Fee: 60 frs (50 frs for ADEM members)

Some Upcoming Events

July 8, 2015, biwa solo concert, Devonshire Square, City of London Festival, UK, on the occasion of Festival Satsuma 150 (the 150 anniversary of the arrival of the Satsuma Students in the UK).
July 10, 2015, Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, SOAS University of London, lecture and concert on the occasion of Festival Satsuma 150. At 17:15~18:00 lecture with Dr. Divid Hughes and at 19:00 biwa concert with traditional pieces and November Steps Cadenza by Toru Takemitsu (with shakuhachi by Joe Browning)
July 11&12, 2015, 11:00 ~ 17:00: Two days Shomyo chanting workshops at SOAS University of London (Russell Square: College Buildings). More info and contact at: SOAS / Buddhist Chant from Japan
September 6, 2015, biwa solo concert in Koncert Kirken, Copenhagen World Music Festival, Denmark
October 3, 2015, biwa concert in Ethnographic Museum, Geneva, on the occasion of Exhibition Buddhism
October 3 & 4, 2015, shomyo Buddhist chanting workshop at Ethnographic Museum, Geneva, on the occasion of Exhibition Buddhism
November 1, 2015, 14:00, biwa solo concert in The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Bourgie Hall, Montreal, Canada
November 2, 2015, shomyo workshop at University of Montreal
November 20&21, 2015, biwa solo concert, Maison des Cultures du Monde, Paris, France

Review of "Erkos" Performance in Ouest France 31/03/2015

Ouest Erkos review