The 59th Competition

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■ NEWS

  • There's a public price awarded by the audience.
  • If you intend to make use of the official piano accompanist don't forget to mention it with your application.

■ DIVISION OF PERFORMANCE

Piano, Voice, Violin and other Strings, Winds and Ensemble.

■ ELIGIBILITY

The Competition is open to the candidates of all nationalities born in or before 1999 (for the piano section in or before 2000).

FINAL ROUND COMPETITION:
Selected applicants will enter the final round of the competition.
*Selected applicants will be announced in the Nishinihon Newspaper and also Nishinihon Ongaku Kyokai will contact them directly within a couple of days after the audition.

■ TERMS OF PERFORMANCE

Time of Performance:

Piano, Winds, Strings and Ensemble : within 15 mins
Voice : within 15 mins

Pieces to be performed:

Instrumental division -> 1 Free piece
Piano division -> Concerto is not acceptable

Ensemble pieces should be pieces which have originally been written for ensemble. If you have an ensemble with singers, you should be at least with two singers.

*It is possible to play either the same number of the audition or different one at the final round.

■ SCHEDULE OF THE COMPETITION

AUDITION:

Monday, June 16th 2014: The recording must have reached us by this date

FINAL ROUND (planning):

Tuesday, June 24th 2014, final day for submission to the final round.

Saturday, July 19th 2014, 10:30am~ Piano
Sunday, July 20th 2014, 10am~ Winds and Strings
Sunday, July 20th 2014, 2pm~ Voice and Ensemble
Proclamation of the results on Saturday, July 20th 2014 after the competition.

■ VENUE:SUENAGA Cultural Center Hall (click for directions)

SUENAGA Cultural Center Hall

Address: 1-11-50 Nanakuma, Jyonan-ku, Fukuoka city TEL:090-9479-6632

JURY

  • Hasui Gudou
  • Koga Kumiko
  • Mori Yuko
  • Tizziana Ducati
  • Thomas Schmidt
  • Alexandra Makarevich
  • Mikami Ryou
  • Hatase Yumiko

RESULTS

See the Japanese version of this page.