9 Venues

Performance tours to Japan provide your group with a distinctive experience that is rich in engrossing history and culture. Plan to have your choir sing at various concert halls across the nation, or have your orchestra participate in a master class with a clinician to improve their performance and instrument techniques. There are so many possibilities for developing your musical skills and discover unique, new musical opportunities.

Featured Sample Itineraries

From Tokyo to Osaka to Shizuoka, our sample itineraries offer a diverse array of musical and cultural opportunities throughout this incredible country.

Discovering Japan

10 Days / 3 Tokyo / 1 Shizuoka / 2 Otsu / 2 Osaka

Konnichiwa Japan

10 Days / 3 Tokyo / 2 Kyoto / 1 Hiroshima / 2 Osaka

Essence of Japan

9 Days / 2 Tokyo / 1 Mt Fuji Area / 2 Nagoya / 2 Kyoto / 2 Osaka

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Browse Cities

Learn about Japan’s most popular cities including Tokyo, Osaka, and Shizuoka!


Serving as the capital and largest city in Japan, Tokyo’s metropolitan area is the most populous in the world, with over 37 million residents. Visitors to Tokyo have what seems like an endless array of options for dining, entertainment, shopping, and culture. There are also a large number of first-rate museums, ancient temples, and gardens, allowing travelers to experience Japan’s vast history in addition to all of their modern comforts. Tokyo has many easily accessible parks and other green spaces, making it a truly unique destination for any touring ensemble.


The third most populous city in Japan, Osaka has traditionally been considered Japan’s economic hub. Not only is it home to the Osaka Exchange, but also the headquarters for major electronics corporations including Panasonic and Sharp. Osaka is a mesmerizing city that offers some of the best food, culture, and nightlife in Japan. It combines retro charm with modern flair, making it a must-see destination for your group.

Osaka, Japan


Located less than two hours from Tokyo — and accessible through a beautiful coastal train route — Shizuoka is a scenic and relaxing destination for your ensemble. In addition to the wonderful local venues, there are many resorts and hot springs in the region with volcanic foothills that extend out to the Izu Peninsula. Shizuoka produces roughly half of all green tea consumed in Japan, so don’t forget to stop for a nice, hot beverage!


Featured Venues

From modern concert halls and outdoor venues to joint performances at local schools, there is no shortage of fantastic performance options for your ensemble.

Suntory Hall


The Suntory Hall is a performance venue in Tokyo, Japan’s Akasaka neighborhood. It is a part of the Ark Hills complex and includes a small hall for chamber music in addition to the larger main concert hall. The main hall widely regarded as having some of the best acoustics in the world, with Herbert von Karajan having called it “a jewel box of sound”. This is a can’t-miss destination for any ensemble planning a performance tour to Japan!

Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum

Mt. Fuji Area

The Kawaguchiko Music Forest is a small theme park and museum. Its main hall displays antique music boxes, mechanical organs and other automatic musical instruments — mostly from European countries. The main building also houses a fabulous concert hall where musicians from around the world perform. Enjoy performing in this scenic location with beautiful views of Mount Fuji, walking paths through the gardens and an amazing winding canal.

Hakkeijima Sea Paradise


Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise is an amusement park consisting of an aquarium, shopping mall, hotel, marina and amusement rides. Opened in 1993, this destination features wonderful options for outdoor concerts — not to mention plenty of fun opportunities for youth ensembles following their performance.

Fukuoka City Hall


Playing a joint concert at Fukuoka City Hall is certain to be an unforgettable experience! Immerse yourself in the local culture as you perform in this special venue with fantastic acoustics. This venue has reliably large audiences and would make an excellent addition to any Japanese performance tour!

Nagoya City Music Plaza


Home to the Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra, Nagoya City Music Plaza is a world-class venue with exceptional acoustics. Centrally located with all of the amenities your group could need, this is an excellent option for any performance tour of Japan.

Soai University


Soai University is a private university in the city of Osaka, Japan. It was established in 1888, initially as a women’s university. On campus you will find a wonderful concert hall that predominantly features classical performances, although exceptions can be made for qualifying groups.

Wakayama Hall


Wakayama Hall is a large Philharmonic hall in Wakayama, Japan. This venue is newly renovated, has a large seating capacity, is a great location for our Japan-bound groups to perform!

Hiroshima Senior Center


For senior citizens, there are so many therapeutic benefits of music, dance, theater, or other forms of art and entertainment. You can help enhance the quality of life for these seniors by putting on a concert for them! Share the gift of music, and you will enjoy a captize and appreciative audience.

Tokyo Soho High School


Looking to work with a local band while playing overseas? This can easily be arranged with a joint concert at Tokyo Soho High School or one of many other nearby schools.