Ishikawa Kanazawa Open Call for Left-hand Pianists

Ishikawa Kanazawa Open Call for Left-hand Pianists
Entry Requirements

To help create a future of opportunity for people from around the world who aimed to become pianists but are unable to do two-handed performances due to disability etc. of the right hand.

Date/Time: 10 November 2018 (Sat) 2pm - 5pm
 *This is an open call; therefore there is no entry fee.
Venue: Ishikawa Ongakudo Concert Hall
Organizer: Executive Committee of Ishikawa Kanazawa Spring Green Music Festival

Participation Requirements:
Performers who use only their left hand. 15 years and older. (any nationality)

Application deadline:
10 October (Wed) (Applications accepted 1 Sep to 10 Oct)

Application method:
Submission of the attached application form (including details regarding your disability)

Application Submission :
Please send applications by fax or regular mail to the Executive Committee of the Ishikawa Kanazawa Spring Green Music Festival (see “Enquires”)

Participation fee: 20,000 yen

Set Pieces: 
Thordur MAGNUSSON compositions
From “Scenes of Iceland for piano (left hand)
(Ongaku No Tomo Sha Corp. version)
・II. Highlands seen from a bird’s eye
・III. Dance of the northern lights

Time Limit: 
・Set Pieces: II / III (7~8 minutes)
・Free program: A single piece 5~6 minutes in length
Total performance time: Under 15 minutes

Outstanding performers will be appointed as soloists to perform a concerto with the orchestra in the May 2019 Ishikawa Kanazawa Spring Green Music Festival. Or, a solo performance at the same festival.

Expense Subsidy:
The Executive Committee will cover the accommodation expense for one night (for a twin room with your assistant)

* Izumi Tateno (pianist, Committee chairman)
  Yasuo Sueyoshi (composer)
  Toshi Ichiyanagi (composer)

Note: Set piece scores are published by Ongaku No Tomo Sha Corp. Please obtain them from the publisher or a music store.

Executive Committee of Ishikawa Kanazawa Spring Green Music Festival
C/O Ishikawa Ongakudo, 20-1, Showa-machi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan 920-0856
TEL:+81 76-232-8111  FAX:+81 76-232-8712

"The Open Call for Ishikawa Kanazawa Left-Hand Pianists" is being conducted through special cooperation with the "Wittgenstein Memorial International Piano Competition for Left-Hand" (To be held from 2 - 4 November in Minoh, Osaka)

Auditions outline, application paper:Please download the following PDF
Outline/application Form (English)
Information/Anmeldeformular (Deutsch)
Formulaire d'inscription(french)
報名表(Traditional chinese)
报名表(Simplified chinese)


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