PRELIMINARY SELECTION

Selection Process

Preliminary Selection will be based on the video file for Preliminary Selection (file format must be MP4, AVI, MOV or WMV) uploaded to “My page”.

Repertoire for Preliminary Selection

Applicants must play (1) to (3) consecutively, record them to a video file (file format must be MP4, AVI, MOV or WMV), and upload it to their “My page”. Performance order of the pieces can be determined by the applicant.

  • J.S. Bach: a piece from the Well-Tempered Clavier
  • A Sonata by Beethoven: either the first movement from op.2-2, op.2-3, op.7, op.10-1, op.10-2, op.10-3, op.13, op.22, op.28, op.31-1, op.31-2, op.31-3, op.53, op.54, op.57, op.106 or op.111; or the first and second movements from op.27-1, op.78, op.101, op.109 or op.110
  • An etude by Chopin, Liszt, Debussy, Scriabin, Rachmaninov, Bartok, Prokofiev, Stravinsky or Ligeti

Notes

  • The camera angle must remain unchanged, the video must not be edited, and the applicant’s face and hands are to be clearly visible.
  • The three pieces of the repertoire must be performed consecutively without stopping the camera, recorded to a video file and uploaded to the applicant’s “My page”.
  • Edited/processed video will not be considered for selection.
  • The video file must be newly recorded for the 11th Hamamatsu International Piano Competition, and any pieces not on the repertoire list must not be recorded.
  • The contents of the video file, namely 1) titles, 2) composers, 3) duration of performance, 4) date of recording and 5) place of recording, must be indicated on “My page”.

Notification of Results

All applicants will be notified of the results of their application by June 30 (Wednesday), 2021.