◆Competition Date(on the video)
Application Deadline: August 31, 2022 at 24:00(Japan time)
Notification of Results: September 19 , 2022

◆Organization
Music Director of the Competition:Kazuki Yamada
– Honorary Director of the Shimoda Civic Cultural Hall
– Principal Guest Conductor of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
– Principal Conductor and Artistic Director of Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo
– Music Director of Yokohama Sinfonietta

Honorary Jury:Henri Sigfridsson
– Proffesor, Folkwang Universität der Künste Folkwang Hochschule

Jury:Member of Yokohama Sinfonietta etc.

◆Category
◇Young Artists
・Piano
・Vocal music
・String(incl. Contrabass, Early instruments)
・Wind(Woodwind, Brass)
・Classical Guitar
・Harp
・Duo
※e.g. Duo Concertant(e.g. Stravinsky)、Four hands(exc. Two Pianos)

◇Professionals
・Piano
・Vocal music
・String(incl. Contrabass, Early instruments)
・Wind(Woodwind, Brass)
・Classical Guitar
・Harp
・Duo
※e.g. Duo Concertant(e.g. Stravinsky)、Four hands(exc. Two Pianos)

◇General
・Piano
・Vocal music
・String(incl. Contrabass, Early instruments)
・Wind(Woodwind, Brass)
・Classical Guitar
・Harp
・Duo
※e.g. Duo Concertant(e.g. Stravinsky)、Four hands(exc. Two Pianos)

◇Amateurs
No limit to the instruments(e.g. Chorus, Ensemble)

◆Repertoire
◇Young Artists(Under 15 years old)
・One or more pieces / more than 30 sec. and less than 10 min.
※The age information of the contestants will be opened to the judges and the performance will be scored according to their ages.
※The performing time will not affect the result.

◇Professionals(16 years and older)
・One or more pieces / less than 15 min.

◇General(26 years and older)
・One or more pieces / less than 15 min.

◇Amateurs(No age limit)
・One or more pieces / less than 15 min.

※If piece is longer than judging duration, the performance isn’t taken off points.
※Duration will be timed from the beginning of the performance.(for all categories)

◆Result
・All results will be announced on the website on September 19, 2022.
・The scored contents will be published to the top prizewinners of the Professionals.
・The scored contents and judging comments will be notified via email to the each contestants.

◆Selection on the video
・The camera angle must remain unchanged and the contestant’s face and hands are to be clearly visible. The recording date is no limit.
・URL of a YouTube containing the contestant’s performance must be filled in the registration form.

◆Judgement Process
・The prizes will be decided based on the points. Therefore, multiple winners may be selected for the same.

◆Application Period – JAPAN TIME
Close: August 31, 2022 at 24:00(Japan time)

◆Entry Fee
・Young Artists:12,800 Yen
・Professionals:14,800 Yen
・General:14,800 Yen
・Amateurs:14,800 Yen