Education Innovators Network Meeting
Classical music education now and in the future
Session 7 | Network Meeting | Thursday, 15.5.2014 | 13:00 - 13:45 | Conference Room 1
When we say “classical music education”, everyone has different opinions, experiences, and challenges. However we all agree with the importance of education itself and also educational component for classical music organizations. And over the past decade, new leading models such as El Sistema, Teaching Artistry, Creative Learning and many others are expanding drastically and making differences around the world.
In this session, innovators will get together and discuss possibilities, difficulties, opportunities and challenges about the classical music education of today and future. Topics will include global updates, Good Practices and others.
Reiri Kojima (Japan)Research Associate, Waseda University WBS Research Center
Dr. Reiri Kojima is a Tokyo-based arts management/cultural policy scholar, performing arts interpreter, independent arts consultant and coordinator/producer. She earned her BA in music at Ferris University as Valedictorian (musicology and composition), and MA and Ph.D. at Tokyo University of the Arts. Her current research works are on music education and educational programs of performing arts organizations, and entrepreneurship in the arts. While pursuing a career as a scholar, Dr. Kojima has been taking an important role in performing arts and entertainment field as an interpreter. She has worked with numerous artists and arts organizations in Japan and USA such as Maestro Stanislaw Skrowachewski, Maestro Yuri Temirkanov, Pianist Gary Graffman, New York Philharmonic Teaching Artists Ensemble, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Suntory Hall and many others. She also coordinates many international symposiums, seminars, and festivals, and produces concerts both in and outside of Japan. Dr. Kojima currently serves as Research Associate in Waseda University WBS Research Center and as adviser/consultant for Young Artists Foundation UK. (Photo: Motoco Nishida)