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Document and Video Screening Selection of Entrants Completed for 2015’s 17th Tokyo International Music Competition

2015/08/17

Document and Video Screening Selection of Entrants Completed for 2015’s 17th Tokyo International Music Competition for Conductin

This 17th Competition marks the first since the Competition was accepted for membership in the World Federation of International Music Competitions.

This Competition received 239 applications from 40 countries/regions, far exceeding the number of applications for previous Competition. Of these, 17 entrants from 8 countries/regions were selected through a rigorous document and video screening process.

Selected applicants will face a preliminary elimination round on October 12 (Monday) and 13 (Tuesday).

※ Breakdown of selectees: 14 men, 3 women (total: 17) from 8 countries/regions

※Nationalities of selectees: Japan, United States, Germany, France, Spain, Russia, Czech Republic, Australia (unordered)

※ Total applicants: 197 men, 42 women (total: 239) from 40 countries/regions

※ Applicants to the previous competition (2012): 157 men, 23 women (total: 180) from 29 countries or regions

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