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Tokyo Music Competition



The Application

When will I be informed of whether my application has been accepted?
Your application status will be notified on Friday, May 10, 2024 at 12:00 noon.
Must all pieces be played from memory?
All performances shall be performed from memory unless it is noted to play with music.
Can I request my performance date for the first round? When will it be decided?
The contestants cannot request the performance date. The competition secretariat will designate the date after the application is accepted and notify the performance date along with the acceptance/rejection notice.
I have not booked my accompanist yet. Can I still apply without one confirmed?
No, you cannot. Please apply after you booked an accompanist and fill out the accompanist information on the form during the application period.
There are dates when my accompanist is not available among the designated performance dates for the first round. Can I request another date?
No, you cannot. You may have different accompanists on different dates. Therefore, please apply after you have booked your accompanists for all the possible dates. Changes afterward are not accepted as a rule.
For July 1, 2: John Doe
For July 3: Jane Doe
Can I change my accompanist after submitting my application documents?
You cannot change your accompanist, as a rule. If, after submission, you have unavoidable circumstances, please contact the secretariat.
Can I change the pieces I will perform after I complete my submission?
You can change it on My Page; however, limited to only during the submission period. No changes can be made after the submission period has ended.
I was the finalist at the previous competition. Will I be exempted from the first round?
You would be exempted from the first round only if you placed 2nd or 3rd in the same section at the previous competition.

Editions held for VOICE SECTION

[Voice Section] Am I allowed to sing what I sang in the first round in the second and final rounds?
You cannot perform the same song twice. The pieces that you sing in the first, second, and final rounds must be different from another.

For applicants residing overseas

I live overseas. Would I be able to ask the secretariat to assign my accompanist?
If you wish to have us assign your accompanist, please make sure to check the box "I request to have my accompanist assigned by the secretariat." in the application form.
Please also note that the contestant bears all costs for the accompanist.
Is there a practice room at the venue?
We have limited slots for the practice room at the venue. Therefore, we recommend that you book a place by yourself.