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 International Amateur Piano Competition 2017 Registration 

●Rounds and Venues by Section
A&B Section> 
Eastern Japan Area First Round: 1st and 2nd, July 2017

  • Suginami Kokaidou (small hall, B2F)
  • (piano; Bösendorfer Imperial model-290)
  • 1-23-15 Kamiogi Suginami-Ku, Tokyo
  • 7-minutes by walk from Ogikubo Station(JR East Chuo Line; Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line)

Western Japan Area First Round: 8th, July 2017

  • Jeugia Studio "Amadeus-Salon"
  • (piano; Bösendorfer model-225)
  • 3F Omiya-Hankyu Bldg, Shijo-Omiya Nakagyou-ku, Kyoto
  • 3-minutes by walk from Omiya Station (Hankyu Railway Kyoto Line)

Second round: 15th, July 2017

  • Suginami Kokaidou (small hall,B2F)
  • (piano; Bösendorfer Imperial model-290)
  • 1-23-15 Kamiogi Suginami-Ku, Tokyo
  • 7-minutes by walk from Ogikubo Station(JR East Chuo Line; Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line)

Final Round: 29th, July 2017 

  • Kioi Hall (large hall)
  • (piano; Steinwai D-274)
  • 6-5 Kioi-cho Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo
  • 6-minutes by walk from Yotsuya Station

《Senior Section》
Eastern Japan Area Round: 1st and 2nd, July 2017

  • Suginami Kokaidou (small hall,B2F)
  • (piano; Bösendorfer Imperial model-290)
  • 1-23-15 Kamiogi Suginami-Ku, Tokyo
  • 7-minutes by walk from Ogikubo Station(JR East Chuo Line; Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line)

Western Japan Area Round : 8th, July 2017

  • Jeugia Studio "Amadeus-Salon"
  • (piano; Bösendorfer model-225)
  • 3F Omiya-Hankyu Bldg, Shijo-Omiya Nakagyou-ku, Kyoto
  • 3-minutes by walk from Omiya Station (Hankyu Railway Kyoto Line) 

●Application qualification●
A&B Section
Applicant must be age 18 or over by April 2, 2017.
Any Nationality and Gender is welcome.
Applicant should be amateur. Competitor who studied or currently study in music college/conservatory is not eligible. (except carrier before 18 years age. )
The first prize winner of last year A section is not eligible.
Previous first prize winners of B section are not eligible in B section. 

Senior Section
Applicant must be age 55 or over by April 2, 2017.
Any Nationality and Gender is welcome.
Applicant should be amateur. Competitor who studied or currently study in music college/conservatory is not eligible. (except carrier before 18 years age. )
The first prize winner of last year Senior Section is not eligible.

●Repertoire● 
Section A
First Round piece can be repeated in Second Round, no works performed in First Round and / or Second Round to be repeated in Final Round.
All works must be memorized.

1) First Round: Piece of competitor’s choice, 3 to 5 minutes
2) Second Round:

  • (1) Fugue (3 voice or more, Book 1 No. 10 (2 voices) not allowed) from the Well-Tempered Clavier 
  • by J. S. Bach
  • (2) work of competitor’s choice, total 8 to 10 minutes 

3) Final Round:Work(s) of competitor’s choice, total 10 to 14 minutes (14-minute limit would be strictly enforced)

Section B
Works may be repeated and do not need to be memorized

1) First Round: Work(s) of competitor’s choice, 3 to 5 minutes
2) Second Round: Work(s) of competitor’s choice, total 6 to 8 minutes
3) Final Round: Work(s) of competitor’s choice, total 8 to 12 minutes (12-minute limit would be strictly enforced) 

Senior Section
Work(s) do not need to be memorized
Work(s) of competitor’s choice, total 2 to 6 minutes 

★Notes on Repertoire and Performance: All Sections
1. All works must have their scores published and publicly available.
2. Multiple works can be played in each round if the total performance duration does not exceed the duration limit specified above.
3. All works may be performed with or without repeats, at the competitor’s discretion
4.The order of performance of the works (if more than one in each round) must adhere to the order competitor specified in the application.
5. Jury has the right to interrupt the performance if the performance duration limit, without affecting the assessment. Competitors are advised to choose works for Final Round of Sections A & B to strictly meet the performance duration.

●Application Due●
Monday, June 5, 2017 at the Competition Administration Office

●Application Fee (in Japanese Yen)
Sections A & B:
20,000 for 1st and 2nd Rounds
25,000 for Final Round 
Senior Section: 18,000

●Jury● 
Chair: Mr. Teruji Karashima, 

    • Professor Emeritus, Tokyo University of the Arts 

Sub-Chair: Ms. Akiko Kitagawa, 

    • Professor Emeritus, Tokyo University of the Arts 

Mr. Shun Sato, 

    • Lecturer, Tokyo College of Music; Lecturer, Aichi University of the Arts; Lecturer, Seitoku University 

Mr. Keiji Serizawa 

    • Professor, Osaka College of Music 

Mr. Koichi Yamashiro, 

    • Lecturer, Tokyo University of Arts; Lecturer, Musashino Academia Musicae 

●Prizes●
A Section: 1st Prize 70,000 JPY, 2nd Prize 50,000 JPY, 3rd Prize 20,000 JPY
B Section : 1st Prize 30,000 JPY, 2nd Prize 20,000 JPY, 3rd Prize 10,000 JPY
Senior Section: Commemorative Performance at the Award Ceremony on July 29, 2017 for the award recipients of the Highest Award and Outstanding Performance award

★Higher ranking Prize Winner for A and B Section Award:Performance at the Gala Concert on January 28th 2018.
★Criticism by jury will be sent by hand or post to competitors. 

 International Amateur Piano Competition 2017 Entry form 

1The following contents 
2photograph of passport number of your passport, a birthday, a sex, and your name(jpg) 
3photograph of your face(jpg) 
4Please pay your application fee the day of the First Round.(in Japanese Yen) 

Japan-Austria Cultural Association 

268 New Otemachi Building 2-1, OTEMACHI 2-CHOME, CHIYODA-KU TOKYO 100-0004 
TEL.+81-(0)3-3271-3966 FAX.+81-(0)3-3271-3967 
E-mail. j-austria@mx2.ttcn.ne.jp 
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name
date of birth
nationality
address
mobile phone number
E-mail 
occupation
educational background
profile 

The section for participation

A-Section B-Section Senior Section

preferred date for First Round Äb0

Eastern Japan Area First Round: 1st, July 2017
Eastern Japan Area First Round: 2nd, July 2017
Western Japan Area First Round: 8th, July 2017 

your program 

<A-Section> 
First Round(   min) 
Second Round(   min) 
J.S.Bach; the Well-Tempered Clavier Book( ) No.( ) Fugue 
work of competitor’s choice 
Final Round(   min) 

<B-Section> 
First Round(   min) 
Second Round(   min) 
Final Round(   min) 

<Senior-Section> 
(   min)