KAZUSA AKADEMIA MUSIC COMPETITION is held to find competitive pianists at the international level, with an expectation of challenges by a lot of young and talented musicians. At the same time, this attempt of us, infusing the spirit of music to KAZUSA AKADEMIA PARK, the world-proud technology center, is dedicated to our hometown, Kazusa, where people, nature, technology and culture play a harmonious melody.
KAZUSA AKADEMIA MUSIC COMPETITION
The 7th KAZUSA AKADEMIA MUSIC COMPETITION
Sat. July 04, 2009
San. July 05, 2009
San. July 19, 2009
Same day of the final round (San., July 19, 2009)
KAZUSA AKADEMIA HALL
2-3-9 Kazusakamatari, Kisarazu City, Chiba, Japan
KAZUSA AKADEMIA MUSIC COMPETITION Executive Committee
Meeting of KAZUSA ONGAKU NO MORI
KAZUSA AKADEMIA PARK Corp.
Foundation of Kimitsu Municipal Hall of Culture
Tsuchiya Cultural Foundation
In cooperation with
Agency for Cultural Affairs, Chiba Prefectural Government, Kisarazu Municipal Government, Kimitsu Municipal Government, Futtsu Municipal Government, Sodegaura Municipal Government, Chiba Prefectural Board of Education, NHK Chiba Station, Yomiuri Shimbun Inc., Asahi Shimbun Inc., Nihon Keizai Shimbun Inc., Tokyo Shimbun Inc., Mainichi Shimbun Inc., Sankei Shimbun Inc., Chiba Nippo Inc., Chiba Television Broadcasting Corp, bay-fm, Shin Chiba Shimbun Inc., Boso Jiji Shimbun Inc., Boso Shimbun Inc., FM Kisarazu, J-com Chiba Corp., Fainzu Corp., Kondo Gakki Corp. (expected)
The Governor of the Prefecture of Chiba
The Mayor of Kisarazu, Kimitsu, Futtsu and Sodegaura
||Chairman, Chiba Cultural Foundation
||Chairman, Chiba Conference of Art and Culture
||Chairman, Kisarazu Municipal Board of Education
||Chairman, KImitsu Municipal Board of Education
||Chairman, Futtsu Municipal Board of Education
||Chairman, Sodegaura Municipal Board of Education
||Chairman, Liaison Council of Kimitsu Local Cultural Association
||Composer, Member of Japan Academy of Art
||Music Critic, Chairman of Competition Jury
||President, Kazusa Academia Park Corp.
||Chairman, Meeting of Kazusa Ongaku no Mori
||Chairman, Kazusa Chamber of Youth
- Director of Music
||Composer / Member of Japan Academy of Art
||Music Critic / Lecturer of Nihon University
||Pianist / Academic Dean of Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music
||Pianist / Professor of Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music / Lecturer of Tokyo College of Music
||Pianist / Professor of Tokyo College of Music, Executive Board (Mieko) Member of All Japan Teachers’ Association
||Pianist / Professor of Kunitachi College of Music
||Conductor / Conductor of the Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra,
Emeritus Conductor of the College Opera House Orchestra
||Pianist / Professor of Toho University of Music
This competition is open to candidates of all nationalities those who were born during July 5 1978 – July 4 1994.
Fill in the application form and send it to the office of KAZUSA AKADEMIA MUSIC COMPETITION by a registered mail. Participation fee must be remitted to the bank account shown below.
Remittance account: Chiba Bank, Ltd. Kisarazu Branch
Ordinary Account No. 3177354
Kazusa Akademia Ongaku Konkuru Jikko Iinkai
Application form must be delivered at our office during April 15 - April 30, 2009
Supposed number of contestants will be around 70. In the case of too many applicants, the 70 applicants who have earlier postmark will be accepted. (The results will be informed to the applicants until May 20, 2009)
30.000 yen should be remitted until April 30, 2009.
(The participation fee will not be refunded after April 30, 2009.)
Address for Application
Office of KAZUSA AKADEMIA MUSIC COMPETITION
In KAZUSA AKADEMIA HALL
2-3-9 Kazusakamatari, Kisarazu City, Chiba, Japan, 〒292-0818
http: //www. kap.co.jp/kazusa/piano
|The 1st place:
||Opportunity to perform with the Orchestra 300,000 yen for the supplementary prize
|The 2nd place:
||Opportunity to perform with the Orchestra 200,000 yen for the supplementary prize
|The 3rd place:
||Opportunity to perform with the Orchestra 100,000 yen for the supplementary prize
|The special prize:
||The expense for study abroad worth 1,000,000 yen (The competition jury may decide no person is eligible for this prize)
The result will be announced in a notice board at KAZUSA AKADEMIA HALL. (The result of the elimination round can be informed by facsimile or e-mail at the contestants’ requests)
The competition jury shall conduct the judgment according to the judgment code of KAZUSA AKADEMIA MUSIC COMPETITION. The Executive Committee will decide the schedule and order of performance. All performances will be open to the public. The evaluation will be noticed after the final round only when a contestant requests.
Copyright and Related Rights
Copyrights of all performances held by the contestants during the competition and related concerts including broadcasting, audiovisual recording, publishing rights and portrait rights etc. should belong to the KAZUSA AKADEMIA MUSIC COMPETITION Organizing Committee.
The expense for transportation and accommodation of any contestants shall be borne by the contestants.
Recital for Prizewinner
The prizewinners of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place will have the opportunity to have a recital.
||San. June 13, 2010
||Kimitsu Municipal Culture Hall (622 mino, Kimitsu, Chiba)
||New Philharmonic Orchestra Chiba
- Eliminatory Round
Etude：Both (1) and (2) must be performed within a total time frame of 6 to 7 minutes.
(1) Compulsory: Chopin
Any piece shall be selected from Nos.10 or 25 (except Nos. 10-3, 10-6, 10-9, 25-7)
(2) Free: One piece of etude shall be selected from those listed below.
- Semifinal Round
The performance should be about 15 minutes, not longer than 17 minutes.
(1) J. S. Bach Any “Prelude” or “Fugue” from The Well-tempered Clavier ⅠandⅡ.
- Final Round：The performance should be about 35-40 minutes.
Contestants must perform the works of classical and romantic school for semifinal and final round, however, the both pieces must not be performed at the same round.
1. All performance shall be performed from memory.
2. Contestants can decide the order of the performance.
3. All pieces should be published. Pieces that include inside-the-piano-playing must not be selected.
4. When a contestant plays Sonata, s/he can choose one movement of sonata.
5. If a contestant plays for more than the regulated time frame, the competition jury might stop his/her play during the performance.
6. The pieces performed at the elimination round, the semifinal round and the final round must be different.
7. The order of the semifinal round will be informed after the elimination round.
8. Contestants can change his/her repertoire only when he/she inform it in a written document to the office at least one month earlier than the competition.
9. If a contestant withdraws from the competition, he/she must inform it to the office immediately.
- The 1st Competition
The 1st place TAKAHASHI Serika
The 2nd place YOKOYAMA Ayumi
The 3rd place SUEKI Hiromi
The special prize TAKAHASHI Serika, YOKOYAMA Ayumi
- The 2nd Competition
The 1st place ITO Nobue
The 2nd place WAKIOKA Yohei
The 3rd place SAKANO Itoko
The incentive prize IZUMI Yurino
- The 3rd Competition
The 1st place ARAI keish
The 2nd place MAEDA katsunori
The 3rd place KIMURA Fumiko
- The 4rd Competition
The 1st place KAWAMURA Fumio
The 2nd place SATO Keina
The 3rd place HUKUTOMI Ayako / SUZUKI Kenta
- The 5rd Competition
The 1st place HIRAMATU Yuho
The 2nd place MATSUO Takeru
The 3rd place KATO Romi
- The 6rd Competition
The 1st place RUIKE Yui
The 2nd place HUJITA Nao
The 3rd place MISAKI Kiyomi
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