Out and About: JMC Academy music workshop and auditions in South Korea and Japan

Sean Foran, Head of Music (Brisbane) visited South Korea and Japan in September as JMC Academy hosted music workshops and auditions in the region.

The first workshop, ‘Contemporary Music Performance Skills’, was open to the public at Seil Art Hall in Gangnam, Seoul.

Sean then traveled to Nagoya and Kobe in Japan to visit our partner institution, Koyo Conservatory of Music, where he ran ensemble clinics and auditions exclusively for Koyo students.

Sean also be performed at various high-profile jazz clubs in Seoul and Tokyo during this tour. He is a leading jazz musician whose band, Trichotomy, is considered one of Australia’s finest jazz exports.