The first Music Creation Program “Watch- Listen- Touch” in the fiscal 2019 by members of the Sapporo Symphony Orchestra took place at Kotoni Chuo Elementary School, Sapporo on June 27, 2019.
♪Five orchestra members visited the Kotoni Chuo Elementary School, Sapporo.
Those participated were: Tasuku Saruwatari*, cello; Ikuko Sato, Kanade Doi, violin, Seiko Araki, viola and Takashi Ohshima, double bass. (* shows that he was the facilitator for this program)
70 pupils of the fifth grade (2 classes) gathered for this program. The program lasted for 90 minutes with explanations on each instruments, and ensemble performance.
The Sapporo Symphony Orchestra carries out this program for 5 elementary schools in Sapporo every year. The selection of schools is taken care by the Principals Association of the Sapporo Elementary Schools.