Lessons: Guitar, Ukulele, Piano, Violin, Flute

Music lessons for non-Japanese speakers

JiLL music school

  • Jingu-Mae Studio
    #201, 2-20-11, Jingumae, Shibuyaku, Tokyo [map]
  • Ikebukuro Studio
    2F, 2-49-5, Ikebukuro, Toshimaku, Tokyo [map]
  • Ueno Studio
    #402 URBAN・STAGE UENO, 4-26-8, Higashiueno, Taitoku, Tokyo [map]

Free trial lesson is currently available at JiLL Music School.

We have teachers who can give lessons in foreign languages . This service is for non-Japanese speakers.Two types of lesson courses are available. Either courses requires admission fee 3100 JPY.
Lessons are scheduled with a teacher during the time shown in the chart below.

Regular Course
  • Jingu-Mae Studio
    9:00-22:00, any day of the week
  • Ikebukuro Studio
    9:00-22:00, any day of the week
  • Ueno Studio
    9:00-22:00, any day of the week
Morning Course
  • Jingu-Mae Studio
    09:00-14:00, on weekdays only
  • Ikebukuro Studio
    9:00-15:00, on weekdays only
  • Ueno Studio
    9:00-15:00, on weekdays only


Please feel free to contact the email for Free trial lesson.
mail@jill-music.com


Guitar, Beginner, Bossa Nova. Jazz
Shin Arikita (Jingu Mae/Ikebukuro) English



Profile
Guitarist.
He is a graduate of Berklee College of Music and published the Japanese edition of “the Brazilian Guitar Book” by Nelson Faria.
He had lived in Tennessee during his childhood and has been performing various types of music. i.e. Church Music,Pops, Jazz, Latin and Brazilian Music.

Lesson fees

  • Two types of lesson courses are available.
  • Either courses requires admission fee 3100 JPY.
Regular Course
  • Jingu-Mae Studio
    9:00-22:00, any day of the week
  • Ikebukuro Studio
    9:00-22:00, any day of the week
8000JPY/Month(60min x 2)
9000JPY/Month(45min x 3)
11500JPY/Month(45min x 4)
11500JPY/Month(60min x 3)
15000JPY/Month(60min x 4)
Morning Course
  • Jingu-Mae Studio
    09:00-14:00, on weekdays only
  • Ikebukuro Studio
    9:00-15:00, on weekdays only
6800JPY/Month(60min/Lesson x 2)
7800JPY/Month(45min/Lesson x 3)
10300JPY/Month(45min/Lesson x 4)
10300JPY/Month(60min/Lesson x 3)
13800JPY/Month(60min/Lesson x 4)



Ukulele
Shin Arikita (Jingu Mae/Ikebukuro) English



Profile
He is a graduate of Berklee College of Music and published the Japanese edition of “the Brazilian Guitar Book” by Nelson Faria.
He had lived in Tennessee during his childhood and has been performing various types of music. i.e. Church Music,Pops, Jazz, Latin and Brazilian Music.

Lesson fees

  • This courses requires admission fee 3100 JPY.
Regular Course
  • Jingu-Mae Studio
    9:00-22:00, any day of the week
  • Ikebukuro Studio
    9:00-22:00, any day of the week
8000JPY/Month(60min x 2)
9000JPY/Month(45min x 3)
11500JPY/Month(45min x 4)
11500JPY/Month(60min x 3)
15000JPY/Month(60min x 4)
Morning Course
  • Jingu-Mae Studio
    09:00-14:00, on weekdays only
  • Ikebukuro Studio
    9:00-15:00, on weekdays only
6800JPY/Month(60min/Lesson x 2)
7800JPY/Month(45min/Lesson x 3)
10300JPY/Month(45min/Lesson x 4)
10300JPY/Month(60min/Lesson x 3)
13800JPY/Month(60min/Lesson x 4)



Piano, Beginner, Jazz Piano
Etsuko Yamazaki(Jingu Mae/Ikebukuro) English



Profile
I started to play piano from the age of three and after university went to LA for nearly two years to study more. Since my 20s I’ve been a professional keyboardist in my own band, have studied jazz piano, music theory and composition and have performed professionally with musicians both in recording and live performances.For the last ten years I have been teaching in the Tokyo area and am flexible to meet my students’ needs: adult or child, serious or for fun.

Lesson fees

  • Two types of lesson courses are available.
  • Either courses requires admission fee 3100 JPY.
Regular Course
  • Jingu-Mae Studio
    9:00-22:00, any day of the week
  • Ikebukuro Studio
    9:00-22:00, any day of the week
8000JPY/Month(60min x 2)
9000JPY/Month(45min x 3)
11500JPY/Month(45min x 4)
11500JPY/Month(60min x 3)
15000JPY/Month(60min x 4)
Morning Course
  • Jingu-Mae Studio
    09:00-14:00, on weekdays only
  • Ikebukuro Studio
    9:00-15:00, on weekdays only
6800JPY/Month(60min/Lesson x 2)
7800JPY/Month(45min/Lesson x 3)
10300JPY/Month(45min/Lesson x 4)
10300JPY/Month(60min/Lesson x 3)
13800JPY/Month(60min/Lesson x 4)



Violin, Viola
Mami Ichikawa (Jingu Mae) English



Profile

Violinist and Violist
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 teaches at JiLL Music School and is founding member of a Latin jazz unit “Latin Classica a la Mode”.

Lesson fees

  • Two types of lesson courses are available.
  • Either courses requires admission fee 3100 JPY.
Regular Course
  • Jingu-Mae Studio
    9:00-22:00, any day of the week
8000JPY/Month(45min x 2)
10500JPY/Month(30min x 4)
10500JPY/Month(45min x 3)
10500JPY/Month(60min x 2)
15000JPY/Month(45min x 4)
18000JPY/Month(60min x 4)
Morning Course
  • Jingu-Mae Studio
    09:00-14:00, on weekdays only
6800JPY/Month(45min x 2)
9300JPY/Month(30min x 4)
9300JPY/Month(45min x 3)
9300JPY/Month(60min x 2)
13800JPY/Month(45min x 4)
16800JPY/Month(60min x 4)



Violin, Viola
Yoshihiro Yukishita(Ikebukuro/Ueno) English



Profile

Started to play violin when he was 3 years old

Completed the violin class in Conservatory Santa Cecilia (Italia Rome)
Graduted Aidm conservatory violin solist diploma course at the top of the list with perfect score 10+ out of 10(Italia Rome)

He studied with several great teachers.
*Shalom Budeer(Concertmaster in Rome opera house orchestra)
*Pasquale Pellegrino(I musici di roma 2nd violin principal
*Marco Domini(Professor of violin in Conservatory Santa Cecilia
*Claudio Fattori(Violinist in Rome simphony orchestra)
*Naohisa Miyama(Concertmaster in several orchestra in Japan)

Career
*played Mendelssohn:Violin concerto and received first prize in mozart italia international masterclass
*attended the masterclass by Berliner Philharmonie Violinist as Concertmaster in orchestra.
*He was the concertmaster of Clivis strings orchestra in Italy rome.
*played Vivaldi:Four seasons and double concerto as Solist with Clivis strings orchestra.
*played in solo concert in italy rome,first time with Sergio Oliva(Conductor in Rome opera house orchestra)
and second time with Maestro Bertel(Professor of piano in Conservatory Santa Cecilia)

Lesson fees

  • Two types of lesson courses are available.
  • Either courses requires admission fee 3100 JPY.
Regular Course
  • Ikebukuro Studio
    9:00-22:00, any day of the week
  • Ueno Studio
    9:00-22:00, any day of the week
8000JPY/Month(45min x 2)
10500JPY/Month(30min x 4)
10500JPY/Month(45min x 3)
10500JPY/Month(60min x 2)
15000JPY/Month(45min x 4)
18000JPY/Month(60min x 4)
Morning Course
  • Ikebukuro Studio
    9:00-15:00, on weekdays only
  • Ueno Studio
    9:00-15:00, on weekdays only
6800JPY/Month(45min x 2)
9300JPY/Month(30min x 4)
9300JPY/Month(45min x 3)
9300JPY/Month(60min x 2)
13800JPY/Month(45min x 4)
16800JPY/Month(60min x 4)



Flute
Momoko Saruwatari (Jingu Mae/Ikebukuro/Ueno) English



Profile
After being graduated from Kwassui Women’s University in music performance and studying at the Toho Gakuen School of Music in Japan, Fukuoka native Momoko SARUWATARI currently performs as a flutist with the Yokohama Bay Orchestra while also teaching at the JiLL music school.
Since high school, SARUWATARI has participated in numerous music competitions and has performed publicly throughout Japan.
One of her most notable performances was with the Kyushu Symphony Orchestra where she was selected by the Japan Federation of Musicians to perform the concerto for flute and strings by André Jolivet.
SARUWATARI holds the highest certification (level 3) by Yamaha for wind instruments and has taken master classes by world-renowned flutists Sir James Galway and Pierre-Yves Artaud.
During college, SARUWATARI studied under Akira Nagata and Hiroaki Kanda.

Lesson fees

  • Two types of lesson courses are available.
  • Either courses requires admission fee 3100 JPY.
Regular Course
  • Jingu-Mae Studio
    9:00-22:00, any day of the week
  • Ikebukuro Studio
    9:00-22:00, any day of the week
8000JPY/Month(60min x 2)
9000JPY/Month(45min x 3)
11500JPY/Month(45min x 4)
11500JPY/Month(60min x 3)
15000JPY/Month(60min x 4)
Morning Course
  • Jingu-Mae Studio
    09:00-14:00, on weekdays only
  • Ikebukuro Studio
    9:00-15:00, on weekdays only
6800JPY/Month(60min/Lesson x 2)
7800JPY/Month(45min/Lesson x 3)
10300JPY/Month(45min/Lesson x 4)
10300JPY/Month(60min/Lesson x 3)
13800JPY/Month(60min/Lesson x 4)



Free trial lesson is currently available at JiLL Music School.

For a trial lesson, please send us the following details:

  • Name (last name), sex
  • Preferred instrument
  • Preferred location (Jingu-Mae studio, Ikebukuro studio, Ueno studio)
  • Preferred timings (preferred days of the week & times)

With the above details, a trial lesson can be set up smoothly.
Please feel free to contact the email below to apply.
mail@jill-music.com

*Please write if you have any question, or a other preferences.
*Please write if you have already decided to take Morning course or Regular course.
*Please note after the first free trial lesson, each trial lesson costs 3,000JPY, i.e. trying out different instruments. Thank you for your understanding.
*Due to the update frequency of the website, actuality of teachers and/or studios may differ from the website. In such cases please understand that we shall prioritize the actuality than what is on the website. Please feel free to ask if anything is not clear.
*Recently we have so many inquiries and we do answer them manually. For coordinating teachers also, please allow us sometime to reply (4-5 days at most )
*Our reply may be sent to you at late at night. Please be careful if your contact address is mobile email.
At first, we shall appoint a teacher in charge then reply to you. Later the teacher shall contact you directly unless you have a special inquiry or a preference.
Please consult the teacher for lesson timings and other details.
Thank you !