After each Group, the judges will give feedback on stage.

Written comments regarding the individual performances will be available within 2 to 3 hours at the reception desk. 



The results will be announced during the awards ceremony at the end of each day.  


1) Prizes (Gold, Silver, Bronze, Encouragement)

For every group under each Division, winners will be chosen to receive a diploma. 

Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners will be given a medal and a chance to participate in the Winners Gala Concert.



The recipients of the following will be announced at the Winners Gala Concert scheduled for Monday, September 18th.


2) Grand Prize

Out of all the players, the top contestant from each Genre (Jazz/Pop) will receive a Grand Prize trophy.


3) Sunphonix Prize  (SUNPHONIX HP)

The most outstanding pianist (or a duo) in the Jazz Division will be granted a cash prize of ¥100,000. 


4) Toho Gakuen Prize  (TOHO GAKUEN HP)

The most outstanding pianist (or a duo) in the Pop Division will be granted a cash prize of ¥100,000. 


5) InstaChord Prize  (InstaChord HP)

There will be a lottery held at the award ceremony on the day of the Gala Concert. Among the performers, 2 will be chosen to receive an InstaChord. Please come up to the stage to receive the prize. If the recipient cannot attend the award ceremony, the prize will be sent to their home.




* Depending on the level of the performances, medals may not be given, and there may also be multiple recipients of the same award.


* 9/16-17: Winners who cannot attend the awards ceremony will receive their diploma/medal by post. Please be sure to bring the blue Letter Pack on the day of the Competition.


* 9/18: If the Grand Prize winner does not attend the Gala Concert, the trophy will be sent COD.








Cosponsored by: Kawasaki Jazz



Venue: Showa University of Music Yuri Hall

Date: September 18th, 2023 (Mon) *National Holiday



Gold Silver, and Bronze winners, as well as the judges will perform at the Gala Concert. During the closing ceremony, the recipients of the Grand Prize and Sunphonix Prize will be announced. Further information will be provided closer to the date.