Result: Final round

We are proud to announce the Prize winners as below!

1st Prize: Ms. MOLE, Amanda, USA
2nd Prize: Mr. GAYNOR, Thomas Edwin, New Zealand
3rd Prize: Ms. EMERSON, Katelyn, USA
4th Prize: Ms. CHIDA, Yasuko, Japan
5th Prize: Ms. KIMURA, Risa, Japan

Audience Award: Ms. CHIDA, Yasuko, Japan
Live stream (Prizewinner's concert)

Prizewinner's Concert(18SEP 2:00PM JST) will be streamed live on this website.


If you can't watch the live stream above, please visit:
https://youtu.be/eDrIxwVWkQA


Live stream (Final)

Final round(17Sep 1:00PM JST) and Prizewinner's Concert(18SEP 2:00PM JST) will be streamed live on this website.


If you can't watch the live stream above, please visit:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufExTI-IwLA


Result: 2nd round

We are delighted to announce that those 5 competitors will advance to Final round.

(Alphabetical order)

Ms. CHIDA, Yasuko, Japan
Ms. EMERSON, Katelyn, USA
Mr. GAYNOR, Thomas Edwin, New Zealand
Ms. KIMURA, Risa, Japan
Ms. MOLE, Amanda, USA
Result: 1st round

We are delighted to announce that those 8 competitors will advance to 2nd round.

(Alphabetical order)

Ms. CHIDA, Yasuko, Japan
Ms. CHOI, Hyejoung, South Korea
Ms. EMERSON, Katelyn, USA
Mr. GAYNOR, Thomas Edwin, New Zealand
Ms. JUODELYTE, Karolina, Lithuania
Ms. KOVBYK, Anastasia, Russia
Ms. KIMURA, Risa, Japan
Ms. MOLE, Amanda, USA
Jury member change

Due to health and family reasons, Prof. Susan Landale has reluctantly withdrawn from the jury. Her place will be taken by Prof. David Titterington.


Participants of the 8th International Organ Competition Musashino-Tokyo

We had 57 applicants from 16 nationalities. The number of appricants sorted by nationality are:

Belgium 1, Canada 1, France 3, Germany 4, Hungary 3, Italy 1, Japan 16, Korea 8, Lithuania 3, New Zealand 1, Norway 1, Poland 2, Russia 4, Spain 1, United Kingdom 2, USA 6.

The audition was made at Musashino Swing Hall, Tokyo on the 14th February, by these three jurors.

Hideyuki Kobayashi (Professor, Ueno Gakuen University)
Jürgen Essl (Professor, Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Stuttgart)
László Fassang (Lecturer, Liszt Academy)

These 15 applicants have passed the CD/DVD audition and will participate in September.

(Alphabetical order)

Ms. AHN, Yeri, South Korea
Ms. CHIDA, Yasuko, Japan
Ms. CHOI, Hyejoung, South Korea
Ms. EMERSON, Katelyn, USA
Mr. GAYNOR, Thomas Edwin, New Zealand
Ms. JUODELYTE, Karolina, Lithuania
Ms. KIMURA, Risa, Japan
Ms. KOVBYK, Anastasia, Russia
Mr. McDONALD, Mark Christopher, Canada
Mr. MEKIS, Peter, Hungary
Ms. MOLE, Amanda, USA
Ms. OH, Grace Eunhye, USA
Mr. OSTROWSKI, Krzysztof, Poland
Ms. ROZDESTVENSKYTE, Mona, Lithuania
Mr. TABAJDI, Adam, Hungary

8th International Organ Competition Musashino-Tokyo

September 6-18, 2017

Jury:

Guy BOVET
Hans-Ola ERICSSON
Francois ESPINASSE
Bernhard HAAS
HIROE Rie
Susan LANDALE
SHIN Dong-ill

Open to All Organists with No Age Limit

For the Selected Contestants, Airfare and Accommodation to be Provided

First Prize Winner:

・1,200,000 yen
・CD release on Naxos with international distribution Concert in Japan

September 6-18, 2017

(Orientation: September 6, 2017)
1st Round: September 9 and 10
2nd Round: September 13 and 14
Final: September 17
Prizewinners’ Concert: September 18

The details are to be announced on this website.

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