July 23 (Sunday) － August 6 (Sunday), 2017:Strings, Piano, Flute, and Chamber Music Master Classes
July 25 (Tuesday) － August 6 (Sunday), 2017:Vocal Music Master Class
July 28 (Friday) － August 6 (Sunday), 2017:Trumpet and Horn Master Classes
Kirishima International Concert Hall “Miyama Conseru”
Takachiho Elementary School
Takachiho Public Hall etc.
See the attached sheet
Students will be selected through recording auditions. Please submit a recording of your performance of any piece that is 10-15 minutes long and was recorded within the past year. Recordings can be submitted in one of the following ways.
In cases where many requests are received for a specific class, there may be recording auditions for 2nd choice classes. Therefore, if you submit your recording as a CD or DVD, please submit 2 copies of the same recording. If you do not have a 2nd choice, please write only your 1st choice on the application form and send 1 copy of the recording.
*Chamber music class (group)
Please submit a recording of a performance by the applicant together with members of the same group. If a recording of the same group members cannot be provided, please submit recordings of each member.
Cello, Piano, Flute, or Vocal Music
|98,000 yen (tax included)|
|98,000 yen (tax included)|
|Duos (per person): 62,000 yen (tax included)
Trios (per person): 52,000 yen (tax included)
Quartets (per person): 40,000 yen (tax included)
Quintets (per person): 31,000 yen (tax included)
|Horn or Trumpet||47,000 yen (tax included)|
|5,000 yen (tax included)|
Please send the application form and the recorded material to the festival office (Japan Music Foundation JESC). For a group application for chamber music master classes, please fill out forms for all members and send them together in one envelope. Applicants who wish to take both classes of solo and chamber music are requested to send an application form and a recording for each class (two sets in total.)
May 12 (Friday), 2017 (The application must arrive by this date.)
Each applicant will be notified of the recorded audition result in early to mid June, either by e-mail, post, or fax. An applicant may be asked to change classes, if there are too many applicants for a specific class.
Cancellations by successful applicants will not be accepted after remittance of the tuition fee. A cancellation fee will be charged for cancellation after remittance due to the student's personal circumstances, regardless of the reason. For details, please see the information for successful applicants.
Students may audit all the master classes and attend the paid concerts except for some and rehearsals given by professors and guest artists, all free of charge. (Students are required to attend specific concerts as part of their lessons.)
Students in the strings, flute, trumpet and horn classes may perform in the following concerts. (Professors and guest artists will serve as principal players in each section.)
※Performers of the concert will be decided by selection of the festival professors and artists, not by students request.
※Please note that the request may not necessarily be accommodated.
July 30 (Sunday) Music Promenade, String Ensemble
August 2 (Wednesday) Kirishima Festival Orchestra Concert
August 6 (Sunday) Final Concert
All students in the cello class will perform with professors and guest artists in the following concert.
July 30 (Sunday) Cello Orchestra
Students in chamber music classes will rehearse with professors and guest artists and perform in the “Chamber Music Class Concert” held during the festival.
Students in vocal classes will perform in the “Vocal Music Class Concert” held during the festival.
Students who are selected by their respective professors will have the opportunity to perform in various concerts, including the “Kirishima International Music Festival Award Winner’s Concert” and the “Lobby Concerts,” which will be held at nearby facilities.