Sendai International Music Competition

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The 6th SIMC (2016)

Outline

Violin Section Saturday, May 21, 2016 – Sunday, June 5, 2016
Piano Section Saturday, June 11, 2016 – Sunday, June 26, 2016
Venue Hitachi Systems Hall Sendai (Sendai City Youth Cultural Center)
3-27-5, Asahigaoka, Aoba-ku, Sendai City, Miyagi Pref., Japan
Organizers Sendai International Music Competition Organizing Committee, City of Sendai, Sendai Cultural Foundation
Eligibility It is open to candidates of all nationalities born on or after January 1, 1988.
Application Deadline The application package must be postmarked no later than November 16, 2015.
Entry fee JPY10,000
Competition Structure The Competition consists of Preliminary, Semifinal and Final Rounds. A Pre-Selection based on documents as well as DVD or video data will be held to decide which Applicants qualify for the Competition.
Prizes
[1st prize] Cash prize of JPY 3,000,000; Diploma; Gold Medal; CD Production; Concerts with the Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra or other major orchestras in Japan; Recitals in Japan
[2nd prize] Cash prize of JPY 2,000,000; Diploma; Silver Medal
[3rd prize] Cash prize of JPY 1,000,000; Diploma; Bronze Medal
[4th prize] Cash prize of JPY 800,000; Diploma
[5th prize] Cash prize of JPY 700,000; Diploma
[6th prize] Cash prize of JPY 600,000; Diploma
Managing Committee Chairperson EBISAWA Bin, Prof. Graduate School of Shobi University
Jury Chairpersons [Violin Section] HORIGOME Yuzuko / [Piano Section] NOJIMA Minoru
Jury There are 11 Jury members in each section(including Jury Chairpersons)
Orchestra
Violin Section Elimination Round A chamber ensemble consisting of members from the Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra and the Yamagata Symphony Orchestra (without conductor)
Semifinal Round and Final Round A chamber ensemble consisting of members from the Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra and the Yamagata Symphony Orchestra (without conductor)