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.
- 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!
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.
Estimated Living Expenses (in Japanese yen)
|Personal Liability Insurance||1,500|
|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.