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[End of recruitment]Aprico Uta Night Concert Performer Audition

From 2023, we have started a new young artist support program "Apricot Song Night Concert".We will deliver the world of songs such as opera arias from songs by up-and-coming young vocalists so that local people and people on their way home from work can enjoy a relaxing evening.The start time will be set a little later, and the program will be 60 minutes (no intermission).

The 2024 performer audition will be held for young vocalists who want to make their singing voice resonate at the richly reverberant Aprico Grand Hall.Please take advantage of this opportunity to gain practical experience.We look forward to receiving many applications.

Business Summary

This project will be implemented as part of the young artist support program "Ota Ward Cultural Promotion Association Friendship Artist".Outstanding young musicians will participate in performances sponsored by this association and cultural and artistic dissemination activities in Ota Ward.It aims to support and nurture the next generation of artists by providing a place for practice.

Young Artist Support Program

2024 Performer Audition Overview

Leaflet PDFPDF

  • Completion of compulsory education or more
  • Applications outside Ota Ward are possible, regardless of nationality
Entry fee Must not
Number of employees 3 people
Selection judge
  • Taro Ichihara (singer)
  • Yukiko Yamaguchi (vocal musician)
  • Takashi Yoshida (Piano / Répétiteur)
Regarding the cost
  • Please note that travel and accommodation expenses for auditions (including accompaniment pianist arrangements), meetings, rehearsals, performances, etc. will be borne by the individual.
  • We will pay you a reward when you appear in the performance

Selection method / schedule

1st screening Documents, Essays, and Video Examination

  • Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • E-mail address
  • Photograph (preferably of the upper body and taken within the last year)
  • Voice type
  • Educational background (high school to present)
  • Music history (contest history, performance history, etc.)
  • Songs recorded in the first selection video
  • 2nd selection practical songs

Video of the applicant playing

  • Please use YouTube and post the video as unlisted.
    *Please write the applicant's name in the YouTube video title.
  • Singing from memory is required
  • Performance recording time is about 15 minutes
  • Performance recording is limited to those within the past 2 years (2021 or later)
  • Songs (Japanese, German, Italian, French, Russian, English, etc.) and opera arias must be recorded.
  • Solo singing only (Ensemble, opera performance videos, etc. are not allowed)

① Motivation for applying for Aprico Uta's Night Concert
(XNUMX) What kind of challenges do you want to take as a vocalist in the future?

  • Select either ① or ②
  • About 800 to 1,200 characters
  • Free format
Application period

August 2023, 8 (Sunday) 20:9 to September 00, 9 (Friday) *Recruitment has ended.
*The first pass/fail results will be sent by email around October 1th (Thursday).

How to apply

Please apply using the application form below.

2nd selection practical skill examination

Dates November 2023, 11 (Monday) 13:11- (planned)

Ota Ward Hall / Aplico Large Hall

  • Audition is private
  • Accompaniment, page-turning, etc. must be arranged and accompanied by each person.
  • All performances are secret notes

The examination time will be approximately 10 minutes.Two genres of music must be performed: Japanese songs and opera arias (in the original language).

  • It should be a song other than the first video selection
  • Submission cannot be changed
  • It may stop in the middle of playing.note that
Pass / fail result We will contact you by email around Thursday, November 2023, 11.

Regarding the appearance concert

Successful applicants are scheduled to hold a meeting and meeting for the performance date around mid-December 2023.Details of the schedule will be announced at the time of the second screening guidance.I would appreciate it if you could adjust it.


〒143-0023 2-3-7 Sanno, Ota-ku, Tokyo Omori town development promotion facility 4th floor
(Public interest incorporated foundation) Ota Ward Cultural Promotion Association "Uta no Night 2024 Performer Audition" Section
TEL: 03-6429-9851