The International Choral Organization of Tokyo has been founded with an objective of popularizing and promoting choral music, and through that activity, developing the art culture, contributing to the upbringing of the next generation, and to conduct cultural peace activities through international business.
Nice to start reaching out to you!
This is the International Choral Organization of Tokyo, or in short, ICOT.
We are a newly made general incorporated association, with Ko Matsushita as our Executive director.
I am Ko Matsushita, the executive director of the International Choral Organization of Tokyo. I will be working as the executive director for two years, starting from April 2017.
The International Choral Organization of Tokyo (ICOT) will mainly cooperate with the choral alliance of Tokyo “Koyukai”, to host and operate the Karuizawa International Choral Festival and the International Choral Composition Competition Japan, as you may know.
Having the motto of “Chorus – From Competition to Respection”, this chorus festival is held annually in the beautiful Karuizawa area, one of the representing resort areas of Japan. The main venue Ohga Hall, renown by its wonderful resonance, this three-day festival invites top-notch leading choirs and ensembles from in and out of Japan.