67th Tokyo International Guitar Competition 2024

■1st Preliminary Round (August 19)
Compulsory pieces:
Op.29-13 Segovia Edition No.19 / F.Sor
Prelude No.2 / F.Tarrega

Free choice program:N/A

■2nd Preliminary Round (Semifinal)
Compulsory piece:
Fandanguillo / J.Turina

Free choice program:
Competitors can select piece(s) not to exceed 8 minutes. Pieces from the 1st preliminary and the final rounds may not be repeated.

Compulsory piece:
Division 18 for acoustic guitar commissioned by the Japan Federation of Guitarists / Toshiro Saruya 

Free choice program:
Competitors must select at least one piece from each of the following categories. The free choice program must be between 20 and 30 minutes long. Pieces from the 1st and 2nd Preliminary Rounds may not be repeated.
・Works from the Renaissance to Baroque period
・Works in the period from ca. 1750 to ca. 1920
・Works after ca. 1920

The above categories refer to the time of composition of the works, not the year of birth of the composer. Competitors can select pieces composed between the periods stated above and decide which category the work belongs to according to its musical style.

Scheduled dates for the 2nd Preliminary (Semifinal) and Final Rounds
Date: December 7-8, 2024
Place: Hakuju Hall, Tokyo



Federation's History

About our Federation:

Gendai Nihon Guitar Renmei (Modern Japan Federation Of Guitarists) Was Established, A Year After The First Guitar Competition (The Present Tokyo International Guitar Competition) Was Held In 1949.
Japan Federation Of Guitarists Originated From Gendai Nihon Guitar Renmei Is The Only Official Corporation Authorized By The Ministry Of Education In Japan Since 1966, For The Aim Of Contribution To The Culture By The Study And Spread Of Guitar Music.
Federation Received A Report Of The Prime Minister Of Japan On November 18, 2010, And We Became The Group Of Cabinet Office,Government Of Japan On December 1, The Same Year.
The Federation Has Worked For Enrichment Of Japanese Guitar Music World And Improvement Of Guitarists Status In Society.
Also Being Active Steadily To Upgrade The Level Of Japanese Guitar Music And To Receive Domestic And Foreign Recognition.