Intensive Music Program & Overseas students

The Intensive Music Program (IMP), offered by The American Guitar Academy (TAGA) in Tokyo, is an intensive 10 week program.  Through various courses provided in different levels, skills and themes, students can study according to their own abilities and goals.

IMP contains:

  • One-on-one guitar lessons
  • Music Theory lessons
  • Sight Singing & Ear Training lessons
  • Fretboard Theory lessons
  • Guitar seminars and workshops
  • Live performance opportunities
  • And more!

Tuition
Students applying independently are notified of payment details and procedures upon acceptance.

Visa Procedures for overseas students

For foreign students wishing to enter Japan for studies*, each student is required to obtain a short-term stay visa prior to coming to Japan.  Applicants will need to go to their local Japanese embassy or consulate to make their visa application.  All applicants are advised to contact their country’s Japanese embassy or local consulate directly to determine what documents will need to be submitted and how long the process will take.

* Currently, foreign students who require a visa to enter Japan can only enroll in our IMP program.

Living Expenses
Estimated Living Expenses (in Japanese yen)
Housing 150,000
Health Insurance 9,000
Personal Liability Insurance 1,500
Local Transportation* 35,000
Basic Food 120,000
Mobile Phone 15,000
Leisure Activities 100,000
Tuition, textbooks, learning materials, etc 200,000
Total Estimated Costs 599,000

Living expenses will vary depending on each student’s individual lifestyle.  Numerous grocery stores and markets in the local area make self-catering easy. Other costs to consider are housing, health and liability insurance, local transportation, and leisure activities.
* These are estimated costs for students who are commuting by public transportation.

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It’s been about 20 years…

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I started to play the guitar again after about 20 years.  I am enjoying learning from the basics to something that I have never learned before regarding Music Theory.  Not only in just guitar, but now I have a deeper understanding of music over all.  I would like to thank my teacher, Michael Kaplan.
Masaki
マサキ

I liked my lessons…

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I liked my lessons at The American Guitar Academy because they made it feel easy and good!!!
Leo
レオ
Student
学生

It’s not just guitar, it’s “Music”…

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I am having a lot of fun learning at the American Guitar Academy! My teacher has taught me not only guitar, but what music really is.  I was obsessed with learning techniques and I have forgotten the fun when playing the guitar.  My teacher always reminds me of the fun when I was struggling with …

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Aiko Ishikawa
石川愛子さん

Now I enjoy playing guitar more…

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I highly recommend learning guitar at The American Guitar Academy. After my first few lessons I was already noticeably much better at playing and was also learning guitar faster than I have ever had before. Plus, now I enjoy playing guitar more than I ever have!
Marc
マルク(翔也)

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