REGULATION & APPLY

The application period will be started from 1st August. For those who would like to join the Competition, please visit our site again since 1st August.

 

STEPS of APPLICATION
Application
Please fill in the application form at the webpage of the Competition (http://beethoven-asia.com/) ※Hard copy of application form through mailing will not be accepted. ※Please check the automatic reply email sent after the application is submitted.
Payment
Please check "Details of Payment" included in the automatic reply email sent after the application is submitted. ※Only credit card can be used for payment.
Information of competition schedule
When the application is closed, details of the competition will be informed through email. ※If email is not received 1 week before the competition date, please contact the Office of the Competition.(info@beethoven-asia.com)

 

Dates and Venues
Multiple entry in Preliminary is welcomed. No refund will be offered once the application fee is received.

RoundDateAreaVenueApplication Deadline
Preliminary11 Nov 2018 KANSAI Toyooka Citizen Plaza31 Oct 2018
18 Nov 2018IZUShimoda Citizens' Culture Center 31 Oct 2018
1 Dec 2018NAGOYA Nagoya City Moriyama Cultural Theater20 Nov 2018
15 Dec 2018TOKYOShiodome Hall20 Dec 2018
16 Dec 2018NAHAUrazoe City Tedako Hall20 Nov 2018
24 Dec 2018FUKUOKAStudio Sonore15 Dec 2018
Final2nd 3rd Feb 2018YOKOHAMATheatre Fonte 10 Jan 2019

 

Awards
For the Final, Prizes will be given to participants at the 1st to the 5th place of every categories. The following special prizes will also be presented to higher-ranking winners.

For Preliminary, there will be Excellence Prize (with invitation to the Final) and Encourage Prize.

Special PrizesDetails
1st ~3rd PlacesInvitation to the Winner Concert
Yokohama Sinfonietta Prize
Nobu Wakabayashi Prize
Tempo Primo Prize
Teatre Fonte Prize
Others

 

Categories

Category A: 6 years old or below (Age on the day of qualification participation)
ProgramProgram Preliminary:Free choice of piece within 4 mins
※Pieces that would help the further performance of Beethoven's pieces
Final:Free choice of piece within 4 mins 
※Pieces that will would the further performance of Beethoven's pieces
Application FeePreliminary: JPY 10,200 Final:JPY 14,400
Reminders・Same piece of music can be performed at both the Preliminary and the Final.
・There is no minimum age limit for the current category.
・The age of participant will be known by the Jury.
・The is no direct relation between the length of performance & the evaluation.

Category B: 10 years old or below (Age on the day of qualification participation)
ProgramProgram Preliminary: Free choice of Beethoven's piece within 6 mins
Final: Free choice of Beethoven's piece within 6 mins
Application FeePreliminary: JPY 13,200 Final: JPY 16,400
Reminders・Same piece of music can be performed at both the Preliminary and the Final.
・Scores published by G. Henle Verlag are recommended.
・There is no minimum age limit for the current category.
・The age of participant will be known by the Jury.
・The is no direct relation between the length of performance & the evaluation.

Category C: 15 years old or below (Age on the day of qualification participation)
ProgramProgram Preliminary: Free choice of Beethoven’s Sonata, 1st Movement (within 10 mins)
Final Round: Free choice of Beethoven’s Sonata, 1st Movement (within 10 mins)
Application FeePreliminary: JPY 14,200 Final Round: JPY 20,400
Reminders・Same piece of music can be performed at both the Preliminary and the Final Round.。
・Only scores published by G. Henle Verlag are accepted.
・The age of participant will be known by the Jury.
・The is no direct relation between the length of performance & the evaluation.

Category D: 16 years old or above(Age on the day of qualification participation)
ProgramProgram Preliminary: Free choice(s) of Beethoven’s pieces (within 10 mins)
Final Round: Free choice(s) of Beethoven’s pieces (10 - 15mins)
Application FeePreliminary: JPY 15,200 Final Round: JPY 24,400
Reminders・Same piece(s) of music can be performed at both the Preliminary and the Final Round.。
・Only scores published by G. Henle Verlag are accepted.
・The age of participant will be known by the Jury.
・The is no direct relation between the length of performance & the evaluation.

 

Instructions
Please read the following instructions in advance. Should you have any question, please feel free to email us at

About the competition schedule and application
No changes of place of competition and program will be accepted once the application is
submitted. Please confirm the contents before submitting the application form.
Information about the competition will be sent through emails.
Please confirm the setting of your account that emails from the office of the Competition will not be banned.
Competition time cannot be changed based on participants' request.
Please only choose the date and place that you will be fully available.
Application will be accepted from 1st August.
For those who would like to participate, please visit our website again since 1st August.
No refund will be offered once the application fee is paid.

 

Application Form:will be opened to public since 1st August
All items must be filled in.
Automatic reply mail with information about the payment will be sent to the registered email address. Please check the details carefully.