ニュース&トピックス

09/Nov/2017
About announcement of initial selection result

12/Oct/2017
State of application for the 4th Takamatsu International Piano Competition

21/Sep/2017
To all applicants

21/Sep/2017
To all applicants (About online application)

20/Sep/2017
About online application

14/Sep/2017
When you can not access the online entry form

07/Sep/2017
Q32. About Round 2

07/Sep/2017
Q31. About Round 1

07/Sep/2017
Q30. About online submit (video data)

06/Sep/2017
Q29. About online submit (video data)

05/Sep/2017
Q28.About application (online)

04/Sep/2017
Q27.About application

04/Sep/2017
Q26.About Round1(performance time)

04/Sep/2017
To the 4th TIPC applicants

01/Sep/2017
Q25. About online submit (video data)

01/Sep/2017
Q24. About online submit (video data)

30/Aug/2017
Q23.About name

28/Aug/2017
Q22.About change of performance piece

28/Aug/2017
Q21. About photograph

28/Aug/2017
Q20. About online submit (video data)

18/Aug/2017
Q19. Official document (for identification)

18/Aug/2017
Q18. Preselection

18/Aug/2017
Q17. Round 1

18/Aug/2017
Q16. Preselection

18/Aug/2017
Q15.About competition fee

10/Aug/2017
Our Office Closed Aug. 14-16

03/Aug/2017
The 4th TIPC Pre-event “Piano Ensemble Festival” will be held on September 3.

01/Aug/2017
Q14. About online submit

01/Aug/2017
Q13. Preselection

01/Aug/2017
Q12. Preselection

01/Aug/2017
Q11. Performance time limit

01/Aug/2017
Q10. Round 1 and 2

01/Aug/2017
Q9: Round 2 (B)

01/Aug/2017
Q8: Preselection

01/Aug/2017
Q7: Round 1 (C)

01/Aug/2017
Q6: Preselection

30/May/2017
Message from Ms. Kamiya & Mr. IKEBE♪

10/Apr/2017
Message from Prof. Mikhail VOSKRESENSKY♪

01/Apr/2017
Application for the 4th Takamatsu International Piano Competition is now open.

01/Apr/2017
Message from Jury♪

28/Dec/2016
Q5: Preselection

20/Dec/2016
TIPC Promotion Event - Susumu Aoyagai Piano Recital

29/Nov/2016
TIPC Promotion Event - Shuku Iwasaki Lobby Concert & Talk Show

24/Nov/2016
Music in Style Shuku Iwasaki Series vol. 39 will be held

16/Sep/2016
Q4: Round 2 (B)

06/Jul/2016
The 4th TIPC Q&A page has been uploaded.

06/Jul/2016
Q3: Round 1 (C)

06/Jul/2016
Q2: Round 2 (A)

06/Jul/2016
Q1: Round 1 (C)

05/Jul/2016
Corrections in Application Guideline

17/Jun/2016
Check the press conference for the 4th Takamatsu International Piano Competition on YouTube♪

17/Jun/2016
2016 TIPC Promotion Event 1: School Visit Recital♪

11/Jun/2016
The 3rd TIPC finalist Kiana Reid will be playing in Takamatsu♪

30/May/2016
Press conference for the 4th Takamatsu International Piano Competition (TIPC) was held.

24/Feb/2016
TIPC Promotion Event 3: School Visit Recital♪

14/Oct/2015
Prof. Piotr Paleczny will give master classes in Verona, Italy♪

26/Sep/2015
TIPC Promotion Event 2: School Visit Recital♪

24/Sep/2015
The 7th Machi-Classic in Takamatsu is now taking place♪

14/Sep/2015
Ms. Ji-Yeong Mun (the 3rd Takamatsu International Piano Competition First-Prize Winner) won the first prize at the 60th Busoni International Piano Competition ♪

20/Aug/2015
Jun Ishimura Piano Recital♪

28/Jul/2015
Information about the World Federation of International Music Competitions website♪

03/Jul/2015
TIPC Promotion Event: Shuri Tomita Recital♪

29/Jun/2015
TIPC Promotion Event 1: School Visit Recital♪

03/Jun/2015
Press conference: Acceptance to the World Federation of International Music Competitions was announced.

07/Apr/2015
First Prize Winner of the 1st TIPC, Mr. Pavel Gintov will play in the USA♪

31/Mar/2015
Finalist of the 3rd TIPC, Mr. Andrei Shychko will play in Takamatsu♪

18/Mar/2015
Susumu Aoyagi Piano Concert♪

04/Mar/2015
Ko Iwasaki & Shuku Iwasaki Beethoven Cello All Sonata Concert♪

02/Mar/2015
TIPC website has been renewed!

09/Dec/2014
A press conference to announce the 4th Takamatsu International Piano Competition being held.

08/Dec/2014
The 1st-prize winner of the 3rd TIPC, Ms. Jiyeong Mun won the first prize in the Geneva International Music Competition.

08/Sep/2014
Guest performance by Ms. Anna TCYBULEVA, the fourth-prize winner of the 3rd TIPC

08/Sep/2014
Andrei Shychko (the 2nd-prize winner of the 3rd TIPC) Piano Recital

14/Aug/2014
Ji-Yeong Mun's promotion video is now uploaded.

News & Topics

Press conference for the 4th Takamatsu International Piano Competition (TIPC) was held.

Press conferences were held in Takamatsu on May 17, 2016 and in Tokyo on May 25, 2016 for the release of the Application Guideline as well as the main visual image for the 4th TIPC.

The press conference in Takamatsu was held in the lobby of Sunport Takamatsu Main Hall, where will be a competition venue with the beautiful Seto Inland Sea in the background. In Tokyo, it was held at the International House of Japan, which offered a picturesque view of the garden.

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【Takamatsu】
Date: May 17, 2016 10:00 - 11:00
Venue: Sunport Hall Takamatsu, Main Hall Lobby
Attendance: Katsuhiko Takesaki (Chair of the TIPC Organizing Committee), Shuku Iwasaki (Chair of Jury), Takeshi Kawashima, Toshio Tenkumo (Vice Governor of Kagawa Pref.), Hideto Onishi (Mayor of Takamatsu City), Momoki Tokiwa (Committee member), Osamu Hirokado (Committee member), and Masamichi Tsukuda (TIPC Office Director)

Ms. Iwasaki, Chair of Jury, spoke about the features of the 4th TIPC and the main visual image was introduced.

Mr. Takeshi Kawashima, who also designed the main visual images for the past three competitions, introduced a very artistic image which fits perfectly for the art-loving Kagawa Prefecture.

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【Tokyo】
Date: May 25, 2016 13:00 - 14:00
Venue: International House of Japan
Attendance: Shuku Iwasaki (Chair of Jury), Susumu Aoyagi (Vice Chair of Jury), Shinichiro Ikebe (Jury), Ikuyo Kamiya (Jury), Masamichi Tsukuda (Chair of the Operating Committee)

Jury members attended expressed their thoughts and expectations toward the 4th TIPC. Then, Vice Chair of Jury, Mr. Aoyagi explained the application procedure in detail.

In addition, Ms. Noriko Koide who will be composing the commissioned piece for the next competition was introduced by Mr. Ikebe. 


Many questions were brought up actively in the following Q&A session and the conference successfully ended.

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After the conference, a small gathering was organized in a separate room, taking advantage of a great opportunity that jury members got together. Everyone had a good time at the gathering in a relaxed atmosphere.



Both press conferences were uploaded on the 4th Takamatsu International Piano Competition Official YouTube channel. Please click the links above respectively. Takamatsu & Tokyo (Translation is in preparation.)

The application guideline is available for download in three languages: Japanese, English, French.
The application form will be uploaded very soon. 



We are looking forward to many pianists applying for the 4th Takamatsu International Piano Competition!