ORGANIZATION

Executive Committee

President SUZUKI
Yasutomo
Mayor of Hamamatsu City
Vice-
Presidents
IKUMA
Motonori
Trustee in charge of General Affairs, Shizuoka University of Art and Culture
ITO
Shuji
Chairperson, Hamamatsu Cultural Foundation
Members HANAI
Kazunori
Superintendent of Education, Board of Education, Hamamatsu City
HATTORI
Chiharu
Dean of Art Department, Hamamatsu Gakugei Junior and Senior High School
ISHIDA
Shingo
Directing Bureau Chief of Hamamatsu Branch Office, The Shizuoka Shimbun and Shizuoka Broadcasting System
ISHIKAWA
Kouzou
Chairperson, Hamamatsu Foundation for International Communications and Exchanges
ISHIZUKA
Yoshiaki
Executive Director, Hamamatsu and Lake Hamana Tourism
KIMURA
Koji
Director-General, Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) Shizuoka Station
OSUKA
Masataka
Chairperson, The Hamamatsu Chamber of Commerce and Industry
SATO
Ikuo
Managing Director, The Chunichi Shimbun Tokai Headquarters
SATO
Yasuyo
Representative of Volunteers, Hamamatsu International Piano Competition
SUZUKI
Ikuo
Chairperson, Hamamatsu City Assembly
Auditing Officers FUJII
Yoko
Yoko Fujii Tax Accounting Office
OKABE
Hiroo
Chairperson, Board of Directors, Hamamatsu Symphony Orchestra

Management Committee

Chairperson KAWAMURA
Tsuneaki
Former Commissioner for Cultural Affairs
Vice-
Chairperson
KITAZUME
Michio
Composer
Members AIHARA
Yasushi
General Manager of Personnel & Corporate Affairs Dept. Roland Corporation
AOSAWA
Tadao
Music Critic
ISHIDA
Asako
Professor, Showa University of Music
ISHII
Katsunori
Professor, Tokyo College of Music
KUSAKA
Masakazu
Senior Managing Director, Kawai Musical Instruments Mfg. Co., Ltd.
MATSUKI
Yutaka
Operating Officer, YAMAHA Corporation
NAGASAKA
Yukiyoshi
President, The Piano Gallery, Ltd.
NAKAMURA
Kimihiko
Director General for Cultural Promotion, Hamamatsu City
TERADA
Seiko
Executive Director, Hamamatsu Cultural Foundation

Committee of Experts

OGAWA
Noriko
Chairperson of Jury (11th)
EGUCHI
Akira
Professor, Tokyo University of the Arts
Ronan
O’ HORA
Head of Keyboard Studies, Head of Advanced Performance Studies, Guildhall School of Music and Drama
SAKO
Akiyoshi
Professor, Dean of Faculty of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts

Honorary Advisor

MIYATA
Ryohei
Commissioner for Cultural Affairs

Advisors

ASAISHI
Michio
President, Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers (JASRAC)
HORIUCHI
Kumio
President, Ongaku no Tomo Sha Corp.
KAWAKATSU
Heita
Governor of Shizuoka Prefecture

Music Advisors

EBI
Akiko
Chairperson of Jury (8th & 9th)
EBISAWA
Bin
Juror (5th) / Chairperson of Management Committee (6th - 8th)
ICHIYANAGI
Toshi
Juror (5th & 6th) / Chairperson of Management Committee (9th)
KOBAYASHI
Hitoshi
Juror (1st) / Chairperson of Jury (2nd) / Chairperson of Management Committee (3rd)
NODAIRA
Ichiro
Juror (4th) / Chairperson of Management Committee (5th)
SHIRAYANAGI
Shoji
Chairperson of Management Committee (1st & 2nd)