Sendai International Music Competition

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The 4th SIMC (2010)


Violin Section Saturday, May 22 – Sunday, June 6, 2010
Piano Section Sunday, June 13 – Sunday, June 27, 2010
Venue Sendai City Youth Cultural Center
(3-27-5, Asahigaoka, Aoba-ku, Sendai City, Miyagi Pref., Japan)
Eligibility Born on or after January 1, 1982 (Open to all nationalities)
Postmarked on or before Thursday, October 1, 2009
Entry fee JPY10,000
Competition Structure The Competition consists of Elimination, Semifinal and Final Rounds. A Preliminary Selection based on documents and recordings and the Screening Auditions will be held to decide which contestants qualify for the Competition.
[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 SOH Tomotada(Violin Section)/ NOJIMA Minoru(Piano Section)
Violin Section Elimination Round
The Chamber Orchestra consisting of some members from Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra and some members from Yamagata Symphony Orchestra(with conductor)
Conductor:OOI Takeshi, KUDO Toshiyuki, FUNABASHI Yousuke , YAMADA Kazuki
Semifinal Round and Final Round
Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor:Violin Section Pascal VERROT(Chief Conductor of the Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra)
Piano Section YAMASHITA Kazufumi(Resident Conductor of the Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra)