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FUJITSU TEN to Co-host ‘ECLIPSE Master Class’ with Columbia College Chicago for 2nd Time

United States
Presenting Award-Winning Jazz Vocalist/Pianist Peter Eldridge as Master

KOBE, Japan, Oct. 15, 2010 — FUJITSU TEN LIMITED and Columbia College Chicago are co-hosting the “ECLIPSE Master Class” at the College’s Conaway Center on Friday, October 29, 2010. This event will feature a performance by award-winning jazz vocalist/pianist Peter Eldridge. The admission to this event is free of charge.

Co-produced between students, universities, “Masters” and FUJITSU TEN

The “ECLIPSE Master Class” is an innovative style of event produced through cooperation between students, universities, “Masters” and FUJITSU TEN. We hope that the students will take this opportunity to experience “sound and music” as well as use their experience in producing this event with FUJITSU TEN as a lesson for future growth throughout their lives and career. ECLIPSE “TD712z Mk2,” our flagship speaker model, will aid the faithful reproduction of the original sounds of the performance.

Since 2008 we have held the ECLIPSE Master Class series in association with academic institutions such as Osaka University (which is one of the leading national universities in Japan), with Berklee College of Music and with Columbia College Chicago, both in the United States.

In addition this event has so far involved different artists as the “Master” such as a virtuoso cellist, a player of shamisen (Japanese traditional string instrument), world-renowned recording engineers and music producers. So the students can take the opportunity to experience various aspects of music and event production.

FUJITSU TEN is proud to assert its corporate philosophy of responsibility and contribution to society. The ECLIPSE Master Class series exemplifies the company’s dedication and involvement towards creating a better future through sound and music, the international “language” that brings people together from around the world.

Schedule of ECLIPSE Master Class


Date: Friday, October 29, 2010
1st Program: Concert begins at 5:00 pm.
2nd Program: Master Class begins at 6:00 pm.
Location: Columbia College Chicago’s Conaway Center (1104 S. Wabash, First Floor)
Instructor: Peter Eldridge (jazz vocalist/pianist)


1st Program: Performance of Eldridge’s original works with Columbia College Chicago alumni and student vocalists
2nd Program: Lecture, demo, workshop (e.g., discussion on his compositional and orchestration techniques)

Admission: This event is free and also open to the general public.

Co-producers: Columbia College Chicago and FUJITSU TEN LIMITED

Inquiries: FUJITSU TEN LIMITED Tel: +81-78-682-2212

Columbia College Chicago is an educational institution that offers innovative degree programs in the visual, performing, media and communication arts to more than 12,000 students in over 120 undergraduate and graduate programs. An arts and media college committed to a rigorous liberal arts curriculum, Columbia is dedicated to opportunity and excellence in higher education.


ECLIPSE, a global brand of FUJITSU TEN LIMITED, is one of the world’s leading brands in the consumer market; ECLIPSE enjoys brand-name recognition and fidelity among serious audiophiles for outstanding functionality and pioneering technology.


FUJITSU TEN LIMITED operates worldwide businesses including car audio, car navigation systems, home audio, and automotive electronics devices including engine and air bag control, ECU, etc. FUJITSU TEN delivers original products for Toyota Motor Corporation and other domestic and overseas automotive manufacturers.
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