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Page 1: Entrance Examination Application Guidelines

2018 academic year

Entrance Examination

Application Guidelines

Music-Liberal Arts

September 2018 Admission

Tokyo College of Music

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1. Majors Receiving Applications and the Number of Students to be Admitted

Music-Liberal Arts: A Select Number of Students

2. Eligibility for Applying

Applicants must be high school graduate or high school seniors who expect to graduate by August 2018, or holders

of some equivalent qualification (those who have completed or expect to complete 12 years or more of formal

education by the time of enrollment at Tokyo College of Music)

3. Requirements

(1) This must be early decision application. You cannot apply to more than one college.

(2) Applicant must agree to the college policies (http://www.tokyo-ondai.ac.jp/houshin/index.html)

(3) Applicant should correspond to any of the following.

〇Those who meet any of the following English eligibilities:

EIKEN Test in Practical English Proficiency: score Grade 2 or higher

TOEIC® L&R: score 550 or higher

TEAP(Reading/Listening): score 115 or higher

TOEFL iBT®: score 50 or higher

IELTS(Academic Module): score 4.5 or higher

○Those who spent at least one year studying in secondary educat ion in English.

○Those who hold International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB).

〇Those who have SAT scores (Use Tokyo College of Music Code 7804)

○Those who have foreign citizenship, and have completed (or will complete in March 2018) 12 year currirulum of

school education in a foreign country of have a comparable accomplishment, and have been designated by the Japanse

Minister of Education, Culture, Sports.

4. Selection methods

(1) First selection

Upon examination of the submitted documents, the college decides the candidates approved in the first selection.

(2) Second selection

The final screening of the candidates is made based on a practical examination and an interview.

5. Schedule

Schedule A Schedule B

Application Period

January 15 (Mon.) to January 20 (Sat.)

(must be postmarked by the deadline date)

February 28 (Wed.) to no later than March 3 (Sat.)

Announcement of the

first selection result

(document screening) January 26 (Fri.) March 7 (Wed.)

Second selection (Practical examination and

an interview) February 16 (Fri.) to February 20 (Tue.) March 15 (Thu.) to March 16 (Fri.))

Announcement of

Successful Candidate February 26 (Mon.) March 19 (Tue.)

Application Procedure

for Admission March 2 (Fri.) to March 12 (Mon.) March 20 (Tue.) to March 23 (Fri.)

* Details of the examination schedule will be sent to the candidates by mail with the admission ticket.

* The results will be sent by mail. We cannot respond to an inquiry by telephone, etc.

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6. Application Procedures

Please submit the application documents to the college in the prescribed envelope by the deadline set forth below.

Please check that all necessary documents are put together and enclosed in the college prescribed application envelope.

Submit the documents by mail within the application period. Please note the documents cannot be

received directly at the University Window. Fill in with Japanese or English.

Item Note

1 Application The college prescribed form.

2

Entrance Examination Fee Transfer

Payment Invoice and Receipt Affixing

Sheet m

The college prescribed form.

Pay 28,000 yen at a Post Office using the “Payment Handling Slip/Transfer Payment

Invoice and Receipt” and receive the “Transfer Payment Invoices and Receipt” and

affix the receipt to the “Transfer Payment Invoices and Receipts” affixing sheet.

You may affix a copy.

(Remittance from overseas: refer to p.4.)

3 Admission Ticket

The college prescribed form.

Affix your photo (Same photo as application form).

To be sent to the mailing address specified on “3. Envelope for Sending the Admission

Ticket of Examination" in the below by mail. If the Admission Ticket does not arrive

7 days before the examination day, please contact the Registrar’s Office (2).

4 Envelop for Sending Admission Ticket

for Examination

The college prescribed form.

Please enter your name and mailing address for sending the Examination Admission

Ticket. This applies to your proxy’s name and address if you want to have the ticket

sent to your proxy. Please affix stamps worth 363 yen for mailing within Japan.

Please affix stamps as required (EMS) for mailing to outside Japan.

5 School Report Must be sealed in a school stationary envelope.

6 Music Entry Form

The college prescribed form.

① Enter correctly the music piece title, composer, keys, opus number, movement,

playing time, etc. of all musical pieces you will play. You may enter in either

Japanese or the original language, unless otherwise specified. If you want to

omit some part of a free program, please enter the omitted part.

② Once you submit your application, you cannot change (or revise) the music

pieces you will play, so please be sure to make no mistake.

Please note, you will be disqualified in principle if there is any discrepancy

between actual performance in the examination and the description in the Music

Entry Form (e.g., composer, music title, etc.)

7 Official test score

(see “3. Requirements (3)”) Submit official score certificate. Photocopy is not accepted.

8 Accompaniment score

Those who take the practical skill test of vocal or String instrument (Program B of

Violin, Vila, Violoncello, Contrabass) is need to submit the accompaniment scores.

(see p.15)

9 Score of Music Piece of Your Own

Composition Those who chose Composition for practical skill (see p.7)

10 Personal statement

The college prescribed form

11 Curriculum vitae

12 Bank account form for refund The college prescribed form. The application fee will be refund to the unsuccessful

applicant of the first selection (document screening).

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Certificate of (expected) Graduation

from Graduated High School

[Foreign applicant]

Issued by the high school from which you graduated (will graduate). If you have

completed 12-year curriculum in school education in a foreign country or have

comparable accomplishment, and if you have been designated by the Minister of

Education, Culture, Sports, hold the International Baccalaureate qualification, Abitur

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14 Transcript of Graduated High School

[Foreign applicant]

qualification or Baccalaureate (France) qualification, you may substitute your school

report with a transcript of said examinations. Submit the transcript in Japanese or

English. Other than that, please submit with Japanese translation issued by public

institution, such as the embassy, consulate or Japanese school, etc. Translat ion

without official seal of the issuing public institution is not acceptable

15 Copy of Passport

[Foreign applicant]

Please make a copy of the page of your passport where your full name, date of birth,

passport number, photos and expiration date are recorded on a A4-size sheet of paper

and submit the copy. Please note it is not the page showing a visa.

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Copy of Residence Card or Certificate

of Residence

[Foreign applicant]

Submit only if you are a resident in Japan.

① Please submit a copy of residence card (Alien Registration Card also acceptable)

or certificate of residence issued by the ward/city office of your residence which

is valid at the time of application.

② If you are submitting a copy of residence card (alien registration card), please be

sure to copy both its front and back on a A4-size paper even if nothing is recorded

on the back.

If you are submitting a certificate of residence, it must include description of

resident status, period of stay and expiration date of the period of stay, which is issued

during the last 3 months prior to the time of application.

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Copy of the “Result Notification of

Japanese Language Proficiency Test

Pass or Fail” or “Certification”

[Foreign applicant]

Please submit if you have obtained N2 or higher in the “Japanese Language Proficiency

Test (JLPT)” during the last two years prior to the application.

*Submitted documents will not be returned.

How to fill out the Application Form

Name of Applicant

Please carefully fill in your name as recorded in your passport, residence card (or alien registration card) or

certificate of resident in block letters, family name first followed by first name. If you have a middle name,

please fill in after first name. As for kana, please fill in the reading that you normally use in katakana.

Kana entered here will be indicated on your student card, etc. If there is no Chinese character in your name,

please fill in katakana.

Date of Birth Fill in the year, and if the date is one digit, please fill in without “0” in the ten’s place.

Age Please fill in your age at the time of application.

Gender Please circle male “M” or female “F”.

Applicant’s Present

Address

Please be sure to fill in phone number and e-mail address where you can be reached for sure. We may need to

contact you urgently regarding your application documents, etc.

* If you are a resident in Japan, please fill in the address recorded in your residence card (or alien registration

card) or certificate of residence. (If your residence card does not reflect your present address, make sure to

notify the municipality of your new place of residence.)

* If you are a resident outside Japan, please fill in the phone number from the country code.

Photo Affix Column

Please affix identical photos to the application form and the admission ticket.

The photo may be either in color or black-and-white. Photograph from the waist up without hat or cap, vertical

4cm × horizontal 3cm, taken during the last three months. Write your name and major in the back. You may or

may not be wearing glasses.

Emergency Contact

Person (In Japan)

Emergency contact person must be someone who has sufficient command of Japanese language and knows the

applicant in detail and lives in Japan.

Please fill in the address in Japanese.

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7. Entrance Examination Fee

28,000 yen

Please pay the full amount by the application deadline at the window of Japan Post Bank (Post Office).

Affix the receipt (or copy of the receipt) on the “Entrance Examination Fee Transfer Payment Invoices and

Receipts Affixing Sheet,” which is attached to this Guidelines and enclose the affixing sheet with the application

documents

If you are paying from outside Japan

① Remittance Amount and Remittance Fee

The remittance amount is 28,000 yen as entrance examination fee. In addition, remittance fee will accrue.

All fees that accrue during overseas remittance must be paid by the remitter (applicant). The fees must be

on the “Remitter’s Account”, which the remitter must pay at the local financial institution.

② Please observance strictly the deadline for the payment of application fee.

Before you make remittance, please confirm that the application fee will be delivered in the college

account by the deadline of the application period.

Make sure to allow enough time required for remittance taking into account it may take about one week

before the remittance is delivered. The application fee will be acceptable prior to the application period.

③ Please remit according to the following procedure.

[Procedure]

・Type of Remittance : Telegraphic Transfer

・Currency : Japanese Yen

・Method of Payment : Advise and Pay

・Yen Exchange Charge : Remitter’s Account

・Remittance Charge : Remitter’s Account

・Purpose of Payment : Screening Fee

・Beneficiary

*Please fill out the column of Remitter in accordance with the following.

If the remitter is the applicant

himself/herself Please fill in the name in alphabet as recorded in your passport.

If the remitter is not the applicant

himself/herself

Please fill in the name of the applicant in alphabet (as recorded in

the applicant’s passport) in the Message Column.

Name of bank

Paying Bank Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (bank code 0009)

Branch Ikebukuro Branch

Bank Address 1-21-7 Nishi-Ikebukuro Toshima-ku Tokyo 171-0021, Japan

Payee’s a/c No. Ordinary Account 225-964894

Payee Tokyo College of Music

Payee’s address 3-4-5 Minami Ikebukuro Toshima-ku Tokyo 171-8540, Japan

Swift Code SMBCJPJT

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8. Admission Procedures

Immediately after the announcement of successful candidates, the admission procedure documents will be dispatched by

mail to the successful candidates’ current address specified in the application form. Please process the admission

procedure according to the following procedures (refer to the guideline included in the admission procedure documents).

If the procedures are not completed by the deadline, the admission shall be canceled.

Delivery period and submission destination for tuition payment and admission procedure documents :

November 29 (Wed.) to December 13 (Wed.) 2017 as indicated by the postmark on the envelope. Be sure to send by

registered mail.

Tokyo College of Music Academic Affairs Division 2

Minami Ikebukuro 3-4-5, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 171-8540

Telephone: 03-3982-3221 (Direct)

(1) Outline of admission procedures and submission of admission procedure documents

① Please process admission procedures according to “Guide to Admission for Successful Applicants,” which will be

delivered to the successful applicants.

② Because of the short period between the announcement date of successful candidates and the deadline of

admission procedures, please be prepared for documents for submission during admission procedures.

③ Please be sure to process the admission procedures by the deadline of admission procedure. Admission procedure

will not be accepted after the admission procedure deadline under any circumstance.

④ Despite your passing the examination, if the admission procedure documents have not been delivered, please

contact Academic Affairs Division 2 immediately.

⑤ If false statement were to be found in the submitted documents, your acceptance or admission will be canceled.

⑥ The documents you have submitted will not be returned for any reason.

(2) Outline of admission procedure

For your reference, the overview of admission procedures at the current stage is described in the following. But

because they are subject to change, be sure to process the admission procedures according to the “Guide to

Admission for Successful Applicants” to be issued to successful candidates.

[Reference] The outline of Admission Procedures

Please be sure to carry out the following procedures ① and ② strictly observing the

admission procedures deadline.

①Tuition payment (those who decided to enroll in Tokyo College of Music)

There are following two ways for paying the tuition. Please transfer the prescribed tuition, etc.

listed in (5) from November 29 (Wed.) through December 8 (Fri.) 2017.Please be sure to transfer

the tuition to be credited to the college’s account within the specified period.

(a) Make full payment of tuition before the admission procedure deadline and complete the

admission procedure.

(b) Pay the amount except one half of tuition by the admission procedure deadline and pay

the remaining half by the due date for the Autumn semester (October).

②Submission of admission procedure documents

Please submit all of the procedure documents by registered post (by Air Mail from abroad)

or EMS the admission procedure deadline from November 29 (Wed.) 2017 through December

15 (Wed.) 2017.

(3) Documents required during admission procedures.

In addition to the college prescribed forms, you will need the following documents. Please be prepared in advance.

① Certificate of residence Note: It must be issued during the last 3 months

If you are a resident outside Japan, please promptly resister your residency in the municipality after your arrival

in Japan, and submit your certificate of residence.

Because you cannot register your residency with a “Short Stay” visa, make sure to change your visa to “Student”

visa before registering your residence.

② College entrance qualification certificate

Please submit graduation certificate or certificate of completion only if you have taken the entrance examination

with qualification of prospective high school graduate or qualification of completion of preparatory education

curriculum for admission to Japanese colleges (Japanese or English). See certificate in page 4)

③ Copy of passport

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Please submit a copy of the page of your passport where your name, photo and passport number are recorded.

④ Passport (presentation)

Please show your passport after your arrival in Japan.

⑤ Proxy application dossier for authorization of resident eligibility

If you are a resident outside Japanese and if you wish to ask the college of a proxy application for authorization

of resident eligibility, please submit relevant documents of which detail will be informed to the successful

applicants.

⑥ Documents relating to the payment of tuition and living expenses

1) In case the student himself/herself pays the tuition and living expenses, etc.

- Savings Balance Certificate in a bank, etc. of his/her own name

2) In case the tuition and living expenses are paid by remittances from abroad

- Savings Balance Certificate in a bank, etc. of your financial supporter ’s name/financial support document

prepared by the financial supporter (the college prescribed format)

3) In case a Japanese resident other than student himself/ herself pays the tuition and living expenses, etc.

- Financial supporter’s Tax Declaration Certificate or Tax Payment Certification (in which gross income is

described)

- A copy of Tax Certificate Slip or Final Return, Savings Balance Certificate and Financial Support

Document prepared by the financial supporter (College prescribed format)

(4) Admission procedure documents (for more information, please check with the guide included in the Admission Procedure

Documents.)

① Letter of commitment (required of the first guarantor and the second guarantor)

② Admission Ticket for Entrance Examination

③ Other items specified by the college

(5) Guidance

The guidance for new foreign students will be held around the beginning of April 2018. All newly enrolled students

must attend. More information will be notified at the time of admission procedure.

9. Tuition, etc.

<2018 school year>Music-Liberal Arts

① Tuition <unit: Yen>

Payment Method Enrollment Fee Tuition Fee Facility

Expansion Fee

Facility

Maintenance

Fee*

Total

Full Payment 300,000 1,487,000 390,000 135,000* 2,312,000

Installment

Payment

Spring

Semester 300,000 743,500 390,000 135,000* 1,568,500

Autumn

Semester ― 743,500 ― ― 743,500

*145,000 yen from the next school year

② Expenses other than Tuition <unit: Yen>

Teacher Training Course

Costs (2nd year)

Graduation Cost

(at the time of Graduation)

Supporters’ Association Fee (annual)

(in addition to Admission Fee)

Alumni Membership

Fee (4th year)

100,000 10,000 10,000(10,000) 20,000

“Education Enhancement Cooperation Fund”

Tokyo College of Music asks the guardians of newly enrolled students for donation for the purpose of further improvement

and repletion of educational facilities and equipment. Donation is on a voluntary basis in principle, but we thank you in

advance for your cooperation of one share or more of contribution at 100,000 yen per share. The reference literatur e on

cooperation fund will be delivered to you after admission.

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■ Assignment

Music-Liberal Arts major

1 Interview (Choose either ‘Japanese and English’ or English)

2 Practical skills: Select one practical skill from vocal music, piano, stringed instruments, winds, percussions,

composition, conducting, period instruments and traditional Japanese instruments, as indicated in the following.

■ Vocal music

Select one program from the following (A) and (B).

(A) Two pieces of free program. You must sing from memory (B) Set piece for vocal music major (vocal music)*

■ Piano

Select one program from the following (A) to (C).

(A) Free program of about 7-15 minutes (it may include more than one piece, and you must play from memory)

(B) Set piece for instrumental music major (Piano)*

(C) Set piece for instrumental music major (Pianist) *

■ Stringed instruments

Violin, viola, cello, contrabass, harp, classical guitar

Select one program from the following (A) and (B).

(A) Free program of about 7-15 minutes in total/ one or more than one piece, play from memory, without accompaniment

(B) Set piece for instrumental music major (Stringed instruments) *

■ Winds, Percussions

Flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, horn, t rumpet, trombone, tuba, euphonium, timpani, marimba, small drums

Select one program from the following (A) and (B).

(A) Free program of about 7-15 minutes in total (it may include more than one piece, and you do not need to play from

memory)

(B) Set piece for instrumental music major (Winds and Percussions)*

■ Composition

Submit a piece of music of your own composition of at least 3 minutes of playing time, with optional orchestration, and

play a free program of at least 3 minutes (not your own composition) with a musical instrument from memory.

■ Conducting

1. Interview by a faculty member in charge of conducting. 2. Play any instrument, including piano for about 5 minutes

from memory not excluding vocal music

3. Essay (90 minutes in Japanese)

■ Period Instruments

Recorder, lute, harpsichord, organ (may be without pedal)

Free program of about 7-15 minutes, without accompaniment, memorization of musical scores is not required

■ Traditional Japanese instruments

Free program of at least 5 minutes one or more than one piece. You must play from memory, without accompaniment

(Koto, Shamisen, Biwa, Shakuhachi)

*The following assignments are the set piece of the Vocal music major and of the Instrumental music major.

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Vocal Music Major

All pieces must be memorized with lyrics in the original language. The college will provide an accompanist.

(1) Select 3 pieces from the following set pieces. One piece will be specified on the day of examination

・ There may be a cut halfway through. ・ In the list of set pieces in the below, accompaniment scores in keys indicated in parentheses are available in

the college. For the other keys, transposed scores must be submitted with your application documents.

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№ Title Composer

① Già il sole dal Gange ( B, A♭ , G ) A. Scarlatti

② Se tu della mia morte ( g, f, e ) A. Scarlatti

③ Sento nel core ( g, f, e♭ ) A. Scarlatti

④ Caro laccio ( E♭ , D♭ ) F. Gasparini

⑤ Lasciar d’amarti ( g, f, d ) F. Gasparini

⑥ Sebben, crudele ( e, d, c ) A. Caldara

⑦ Vergin, tutto amor (d, c, h) F. Durante

⑧ Nel cor più non mi sento ( F, G ) G. Paisiello

⑨ Vaga luna, che inargenti ( A♭ ) V. Bellini

⑩ Nina ( g, f♯ , f, e, d ) Anon.(Pelgoresi / Ciampi)

⑪ An Chloe (E♭ , C) W. A. Mozart

⑫ Ich liebe dich ( G, F ) L. v. Beethoven

⑬ An die Musik ( D, C, B ) F. Schubert

⑭ Geheimes (A♭ , F, E♭ , D ) F. Schubert

⑮ Lachen und Weinen ( A♭ , F, E ) F. Schubert

⑯ Die Lotosblume ( F, E♭ , D♭ ) R. Schumann

⑰ Widmung (A♭ , G♭ , F ) R. Schumann

⑱ Dein blaues Auge (E♭ , D ) J. Brahms

⑲ Sonntag (G, F, E♭ ) J. Brahms

⑳ Zueignung ( C, A, G ) R. Strauss

㉑ Aki no tsuki [arr. by Kosaku Yamada] ( c ) Rentaro Taki

㉒ Kojo no tsuki [arr. by Kosaku Yamada] (1st,2ndverses) (d, c ) Rentaro Taki

㉓ Haha ( A♭ , G, F ) Kosuke Komatsu

㉔ Kono michi (1st,2ndverses) (E, D ) Kosaku Yamada

㉕ Yoshikiri from Sara ( F♯ , F ) Kiyoshi Nobutoki

㉖ Hamachidori (E♭ , C ) Ryutaro Hirota

㉗ Hamabe no uta (1st,2nd verses) ( A♭ , F ) Tamezo Narita

㉘ Yurikago ( E, D ) Kozaburo Hirai

㉙ Muko muko ( F ) Yoshinao Nakada

㉚ Aki no no from Muttsu no kodomo no uta (h) Ikuma Dan

(2) Free program. One song must be up to four minutes, excluding 30 songs listed in the set pieces ・Japanese songs and musical numbers* are also acceptable. ・Aria from opera must be sung in the original key. ・Accompaniment score must be submitted with the application documents (The introduction, interlude, and conclusion may be omitted). ・Enter the number, the title and the key of 3 set pieces, and the title an d key of free program in the music entry form. ①

* Notes on musical numbers - Musical numbers can be in either original language or translat ed version. - Evaluation is conducted on the basis of classical performance (Microphone can not be used). - Piano accompaniment scores are limited to those that have been published (no specification of versions ).

Instrumental Music Majors

Piano Course

Memorization is required.

(1) Any one piece from Volume 1 or Volume 2 of Das Wohltemperirte Clavier by Bach. (Prelude and Fugue)

(2) Any of the two pieces from the following composer’s Etudes (a) to (e) (different composers are acceptable).

(a) Moszkowski Op. 72 (b) Clementi (c) Czerny Op. 740 (d) Moscheles

(e) Chopin Op.10, Op.25 (Op.10 No.6, Op.25 No.7 are excluded)

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(3) Free program (5-8 minutes). In the case of partial omission, enter the omitted part in the music entry form.

Pianist Performance Course

Choose either [A] or [B] in below. Memorization is required.

[A]

(1) Any one piece from Volume 1 or Volume 2 of Das Wohltemperirte Clavier by Bach. (Prelude and Fugue)

(2) Select any two pieces from Frédéric Chopin's Études (Op.10, Op.25). However, Op.10 No.6 and Op.25 No.7 are excluded.

(3) Select either ① or ② in the below.

① Select any one piece from the following composer’s Etudes (a) to (g).

(a) Franz Liszt (“Transcendental Études” or “Grandes études de Paganini”) (b) Debussy

(c) Scriabin (Op.8, Op.42, Op.65) (d) Rachmaninoff (e) Prokofiev (Op.2) (f) Bartók (Op.18) (g) Ligeti

② Select any one movement from the sonatas by Haydn, Mozart or Beethoven.

(4) Free program (12-15 minutes. The program may consist of more than one piece. Enter each piece playing time in the

music entry form). Partial omission cannot be accepted, although this does not apply to repetitions.

[B]

Free program (more than 25 minutes. The program may consist of more than one piece. Enter each piece playing time

in the music entry form). Partial omission cannot be accepted, although this does not apply to repetitions.

* Depending on the results of examination of the Pianist Performance Course, you may be accepted into the Instrumental

Music Major (Pianist Course).

Strings

Violin

(1) Scales and arpeggios: Select any major or minor key from Carl Flesch’s Scale System and play No. 5, 6, 7 and 8.

Fingering shall not be specified.

① Play only the first 12 bars of No. 5. ♩=60 or faster (Slurs and rhythms must be dealt with in the same manner as C Major).

② Play only the first 4 bars of Nos. 6, 7 and 8, promptly one after another.♪=60 or faster (A slur must cover at least four

semiquavers (cover eight semiquavers are advisable).

(2) Etude: Play any one piece from the Etudes or Capricci of Rode, Dont (Op.35) and Paganini.

(3) Play the first movement of any of the concertos (Including cadenza).

*Memorization is required.

*The college will provide an accompanist for (3). Submit accompaniment score with your application documents .

*If, by the performance of the candidates, we recognize that you have an aptitude for Viola performance, you may be

accepted into a Viola Course. If you may consider enrollment by transferring your course to Viola, please circle “I may

change to Viola” in “Selection of Violin” in the column of the application for admission.

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Viola

(1) Scales and arpeggios: Select any major or minor key from Carl Flesch’s Scale System and play No. 5, 6, 7 and 8.

Fingering shall not be specified.

① Play only the first 12 bars of No. 5. ♩=60 or faster (Slurs and rhythms must be dealt with in the same manner as C Major).

② Play only the first 4 bars of Nos. 6, 7 and 8, promptly one after another.♪=60 or faster (A slur must cover at least four

semiquavers (cover eight semiquavers are advisable).

(2) Any one piece from Campagnoli’s Caprice No 41 or any piece of equivalent level or higher.

(3) Select any one piece from the following (a) to (d).

(a) Johann Christian Bach ... Concerto in C Minor, 2nd and 3rd Movements (including Cadenza)

(b) C. Stamitz ..................... Viola Concerto in D Major Op.1, 1st movement (including Cadenza)

(c) F. Hoffmeister……….......... Viola Concerto in D Major, 1st movement (including Cadenza)

(d) One piece comparable to (a) to (c) in the above or of higher level (There is no restriction on publishers)

*Memorization is required.

*The college will provide an accompanist for (3).You must submit accompaniment score with your application documents

(Score must be published).

*You may also take the examination by Violin. The set pieces are the same as for Violin. In this case, please enter Viola in

the chosen course column in the application forms.

Cello

(1) 4 octave-scales in both major and minor in any keys (4 notes must be played in one bow)

(2) Any one piece from Popper’s 40 Studies Op.73 or Duport’s Etudes.

(3) First movement or the last movement of any Cello Concerto.

*Memorization is required.

*The college will provide an accompanist. You must submit accompaniment score with your application documents

(Score must be published. Copied score must be clear).

Contrabass

(1) Play the following scores. Fingering shall not be specified.

(2) Select and play either (a) or (b) in the following.

(a) First movement and second movement of any of the sonatas.

(b) First movement or the last movement of any of the concertos.

*Memorization is required. Play with orchestral tuning.

*The college will provide an accompanist.

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*You must submit accompaniment score with your application documents.

Harp

(1) Any one piece from F.J.Naderman: Sept Sonates Progressives (1st movement)

(2) One piece of free program (equivalent level to Sonata of Dussek).

*Memorization is required. No accompaniment

Classical Guitar

(1) Any one piece from etudes of F. Sor and H. Villa-Lobos.

(2) One piece of free program.

*Memorization is required. No accompaniment

Woodwinds

Flute

(1) Scales

M. Moyes. Exercises journaliers pour la flûte. Major scale (A), Minor scale (B) and Traids (C)

The part for playing shall be specified on the examination day. Refer to the score examples. (♩≒60)

(2) J. Andersen. 24 Studies for flute, Op.21. No.13, No.24

(3) W. A. Mozart. Concerto No.1, G major, K.313. 1st movement (Cadenza is not included)

* The part for playing shall be specified on the examination day. You need not play any of the pieces with memorization.

* The college will provide an accompanist for (3) (You need not submit the score).

Oboe

(1) Scales: Play major scales and minor scales in either A or B sound pattern in the below.

(Tonality, slur, etc. will be specified on the day of examination. Memorization is required.)

(2) F. W. Ferling. 48 Etudes, Op.31. Piece to be specified from Nos.5 to10 (any edition). Memorization is not required.

Clarinet

(1) Scales: Rolf Eichler. Scales for Clarinet. Play No. 1 in every key with slurs. Tonality will be specified on the day of

examination. (Memorization is required.)

(2) C.Rose. 32 Etudes. A piece will be specified from Nos.8 to 20 on the day of examination.

(3) One piece of free program (Original music for clarinet only). No accompaniment.

*Memorization is not required for (2)(3).

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Bassoon

(1) Scales: Play major scales and minor scales with the following sound pattern. Tonality, slur, etc. will be specified on

the day of examination (Memorization is required).

(2) J.Weissenborn. Fifty Bassoon Studies, Op.8, vol.2. 2 pieces will be specified from Nos.1 to 15 on the day of examination.

(3) J.Weissenborn. Fifty Bassoon Studies, Op.8, vol.2 Any one piece from Nos.22 to 43. *Memorization is not required for (2)(3). No accompaniment.

Saxophone

(1) Scales: Play the scales which will be specified on the day of examination with slurs according to the score example

from among major and harmonic minor scale in all keys (Memorization is required . No repetition).

(2) F. W. Ferling. 48 Études pour tous les saxophone. Revised and enlarged edition by M. Mule (Leduc)

Play two pieces in total, i.e., one from odd-numbered pieces and one from even numbered pieces .

(3) One piece of free program (Arranged work is also acceptable . Any movement)

*All pieces musct be played by Alto Saxophone. *Memorization is not required for (2)(3)

Brass

Brass Common Program (Scales and Arpeggio)

Play major scale and minor scale according to the following examples. Tonality and range will be specified on the day

of examination. Memorization is required.

Horn

(1) Brass Common Program (scales and arpeggio)

(2) W.A.Mozart. Concerto No. 3, E-flat major, K. 447. First Movement (Cadenza excluded. Memorization is not required).

*The college will provide an accompanist (You need not submit accompaniment score. Piano introduction starts 4 bars

before the solo, no cut afterwards.)

Trumpet

(1) Start with actual sound B flat major and go down to E major in the same way as follows. Memorization is required.

Examples

♩=90~

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(2) Brass Common Program (scales and arpeggio)

(3) J. B. Arban. Fantaisie Brillante. The theme, variations I, II and III. Memorization is not required.

*The college will provide an accompanist for (3). No introduction. No need to submit accompaniment score.

Music score to be used: J.B.Arban. Twelve Celebrated Fantasies (Zen-on music; ISR collection)

Trombone

You must take the examination with either Tenor Trombone or Bass Trombone.

(1) Brass Common Program (scales and arpeggio)

(2) In the following, play up to 7 positions. Memorization is required.

(3) Etudes

Common program for Tenor and Bass Trombone

Joannes Rochut. Melodious Etudes for Trombone. Book 1. Edited by Alan Raph (Carl Fischer)

Nos.39 (all pieces) and 12 (from the 33rd bar to the end) [One octave lower for bass trombone]

Tenor Trombone Assignment

G. Kopprasch. 60 Etudes for Trombone (Zen-On Music). No.35 (No repetition)

Bass Trombone Assignment

O. Blume. Studies for Trombone with F attachment. No.7 * Memorization is not required for (3)

Tuba

(1) Brass Common Program (scales and arpeggio)

(2) On the day of examination, one piece will be specified from

G. Kopprasch. 60 Selected Studies (R. King Music) Nos.12, 14, 16, 20, 22

Marco Bordogni. 43 Bel Canto Studies (R. King Music) Nos.1, 4, 7, 12, 14

* There may be a cut halfway through.

(3) J.S.Bach. Air and Bourrée. Arr. by Wm. J. Bell

*Memorization is not required. No accompaniment

Euphonium

(1) In the following, start with actual sound B flat major and go down to E major in the same way.

Memorization is required. ♩=100~

(2) Brass Common Program (scales and arpeggio)

(3) On the day of examination, one piece will be specified from

Joannes Rochut. Melodious Etudes for Trombone. Nos.3, 4 and 5 from. Memorization is not required.

(4) J.B.Arban. Variations on a song “Vois-tu la neige qui brille” (The Beautiful Snow) in Arban's Complete Conservatory

Method for Trumpet. Memorization is not required. Not specification of edition.

*The college will provide an accompanist . Piano introduction starts 4 bars before the solo.

Music score to be used: J.B.Arban. Twelve Celebrated Fantasies (Zen-on music; ISR collection)

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Percussions

Take the examination by Timpani, Marimba or Snare Drums (Enter the instrument in parenthesis in the chosen majors

column in your application form).

Timpani

(1) Rolls (at least 30 seconds)

(2) To be specified from No.19, 26, 39, 40, 43 and 44 from “Etüden für Timpani” by Richard Hochrainer (Heft 1)

(Doblinger version) on the day of examination.

(3) A simple playing at sight.

(4) Strike double strokes on the Snare Drum (Bring your own).

(5) Two octaves in major scales and minor scales by Marimba (Tonality will be specified on the day of examination. Free

sound pattern. However, as for minor scales, you must play harmonic minor s cales and melodic minor scales).

Marimba

(1) 2 octaves of major scales and minor scales and arpeggio (Tonality will be specified on the day of examination.

Free sound pattern. However, as for minor scales, you must play harmonic minor scales and melodic minor scales).

(2) To be specified from 39 ETUDES (III, XV, XX, XXIII, XXVII) from “Modern School for Xylophone,

Marimba, Vibraphone” by Morris Goldenberg (Alfred Music Publishing Version) on the day of examination.

(3) Free program (without accompaniment) .

(4) A simple playing at sight.

(5) Strike double strokes on the Snare Drum (Bring your own).

Snare Drum

(1) Double strokes and rolls (at least 30 seconds)

(2) To be specified from No.13, 16, 18, 37 and 38 from “Portraits in Rhythm” by Anthony J. Cirone on the day of examination.

(3) A simple playing at sight.

(4) Two octaves in major scales and minor scales by marimba (Tonality will be specified on the day of examination. Free

sound pattern. However, as for minor scales, you must play harmonic minor s cales and melodic minor scales).

Notes on taking examination

① Please make sure to check the details of the examination, e.g., the meeting time on the day of examination, which will

be notified in the documents to be sent to you with the admission ticket to the exam.

② General flow on the day of examination as a rule is as follows: Meet at the meeting place by the prescribed time, and

follow instructions of the attendant for the rest of the day. Meeting and reception → warming up practice →

examination

③ If you are late for the meeting time for the practical skill examination, you will not be permitted to take the examination.

If you are late due to compelling reasons (public circumstances), immediately notify to the attendant.

④ Practice rooms are not available for loan-out.

⑤ Things to bring with you on the day of examination

Admission ticket (you cannot enter the venue without an admission ticket to the examination), writing utensils, musical

instruments (loan-out is not available except contrabass and tuba), musical scores (if playing from memory is specified,

you cannot see the score during the practical skill examination) and others

⑥ Entry permit of accompanist and score page-turner

Please make sure that the accompanist and score page-turner will act in concert with the applicant from entry permit

to exit and that they will follow the attendant's instructions, and wear a name tag at the reception. For more

information, please refer to the documents to be enclosed with the admission ticket to the exam.

⑦ Guardian’s entry is not permitted.

⑧ There is no specification of clothes.

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■ Submission of accompaniment score

If you are taking the vocal or string instrument practical skill examination, please submit accompaniment score. (If

you take examination of songs in keys indicated in parentheses (see p.), you do not need to submit accompaniment

score.) If the score sheet does not fit inside the envelope for the application documents due to its size, etc., please send

the accompaniment score separately during the application period.

○ Accompaniment score preparation procedure

· The score must be prepared on A4 sized sheets of portrait orientation per page. Please make sure there are no

missing pages.

- Put a cover for each piece, and in the lower right corner of the cover, enter ① music title, ② Major (practical skill

exam) and ③ your name.

- If the score stretches to two pages or more, fold it in an accordion -like style and bond them with binding strip

(masking tape of solid color), etc. Please do not use cellulose tape.

- Adjust the shade, etc. of the copy so that you can submit a clear copy of the score.

· In case of preparing a handwritten accompaniment score, please prepare it correctly and carefully, using rulers, etc.

Also, please submit a fair copy of the score written in black ballpoint pen or the like, rather than pencil

■ Musical score of a work of your own composition (composition)

Musical score of a piece of your own composition

① Musical score must be prepared by clear handwriting or by copy, and computer engrossment is also acceptable.

② Enter the song title and your name on the cover, and please bind into a simple book (stapled possible).

Please be sure to write your name at the top right corner of each page of the musical score. Also, please mark the

page number.

■About the admission ticket

If you do not receive your examination admission ticket by 7 days prior to the examination date,

please contact Tokyo College of Music Academic Affairs Division 2.

Email: [email protected], Tel: 03-3982-3221, Fax: 03-3982-8440, )

Valley Valley

Back is the cover

1 2 3 4 5

Please bond with binding strip, etc.

MountMount

Score

side

○○○○○○○○○○

Music Liberal Arts (vocal)

Ondai Hanako

①Title

② Major (practical skill) ③name

<Cover writing style> Back is score page 1.

Privacy Policys

① Tokyo College of Music will use the personal information which is described in the application documents of the applicants and the results of the entrance examination for the operation of entrance examination. This personal information is managed with secure system in compliance with the Personal Information Protection Act.

② Tokyo College of Music will use the aforementioned personal information as material of research and study to improve the selection process of new students and the college education and academic research. In publishing the results of the survey and research, data will be processed so that each individual can not be identified.

③ Tokyo College of Music may entrust the work of computer registration of application ent ry information and dispatching of admission tickets, pass certificates, admission procedure documents, etc. with external business operators, after having signed an agreement on proper handling of personal information.

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■ About Scholarship

Tokyo College of Music offers various scholarship programs to reward academically outstanding students.

For more information, please contact Student Support Department (TEL03 -3982-4327).

(1) Tokyo College of Music Scholarship Program

① Extra-special scholarship students

Students, who have demonstrated outstanding performance in practical skills test in the entrance examination

or terminal examination or in their music activities at home and abroad, or students with particularly

remarkable musical talent and are also outstanding as human being and regarded as examples of other students

on campus and expected to play active roles in the world of music in the future, are exempted from the full

amount of tuition for the entire period of attendance at this college or the amount stipulated by the board of

trustees as special scholarship students.

"Special scholarship students" are not based on application. Special scholarship students are recommended by

the president and determined by the chairman of the board of trustees, after deliberation by the board of

trustees.

② Stipend scholarship

Detail: As shown in the table below

Class Qualification Scholarship

amount

Special

Scholarship

student

Students who have demonstrated outstanding results in the entrance

examination or excellent academic results in practical skills, etc.,

who are also outstanding as human being and are expected to play

active roles widely in the world of music in the future.

Equivalent of full

tuition

Quasi-special

scholarship

Students who are recognized as commensurate with recipient of the

special scholarship

500,000-1,000,000

yen

Class A

scholar

Students who have demonstrated superior results in the entrance

examination or academic performance in practical skills, etc., who

are also outstanding as human being and are expected to play active

roles widely in the world of music in the future.

300,000 yen

Eligibility: College-wide

Period: 1 year

Selection: It is not based on application. The College will select and determine the recipients.

③ Short-term study abroad scholarship

Detail: Subsidies for short-term study abroad to the following institutions

Mozarteum University of Salzburg, Royal Academy of Music, The Hanover University of Music, Drama

and Media Hannover (irregular), Sibelius Academy (irregular), Guildhall School of Music and Drama,

Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Rueil -Malmaison

Eligibility: 1st to 4th year students (As for the 4th year students, students entering the graduate school of this

college only)

Selection: On-campus audition and foreign language interview.

Inquiry: Please contact the college’s International Center for more information.

④ Multiple enrollments tuition reduction

Detail: Tuition reduction for more than one student enrolled in this college from the same household

Scholarship Amount: 20% of tuition fee (less than one thousand yen rounded down)

Period: 1 year

Application: Please submit application documents to Student Support Department by the end of April every year.

To be determined on the basis of the household situation, etc.

⑤ Tuition affiliated loan interest subsidy system (Tokyo College of Music Supporters Association)

Detail: Affiliated education loan interest subsidy for the period of college attendance (with loan limit)

Eligibility: College-wide

Requirements: Person having difficulty in enrollment due to economic reasons (with review by the partner banks)

Application: Please apply directly to the bank.

Ikebukuro Branch, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation 03-3984-5151

Contact: University Financial Division

(2) Japan Student Services Organization scholarship

Japan Student Services Organization, founded on the basis of the Japan Student Services Organization Act,

provides student loans, etc. to excellent students having difficulty in going to schools due to economic reason.

Once you become a scholarship student, you will receive a scholarship loan for the minimum period required for

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graduation, by meeting a certain academic performance level and carrying out the continuation procedures. You

are to pay back the scholarship by installments after graduation. This is the scholarship awarded to the largest

number of students.

* For details, please check the website (http://www.jasso.go.jp/).

* Briefing sessions will be held for the current students in April. The detaled date, etc. will be announced in the

freshman guidance.

(3) Local government scholarship and private scholarships corporates scholarship

We will post notices when the college receives recruitment information. Requirements differ by organizations, so

please contact each organization directly for more information.

(4) The government education loan

Educational loan that Japan Finance Corporation, a government-affiliated financial institution, manages. For more

information, please check the website of “Government education loan” at

http://www.jfc.go.jp/n/finance/search/ippan.html

■ Student dormitory (female)

Student dormitory is provided for students (female) having difficulty in commuting from home (Over 3 hours

commuting time as a guideline). For more information, please contact Student Support Department

(TEL03-3982-4327).

(1) How to apply

Please fill out “2018 school year Tokyo College of Music Mejirodai student dormitory boarder application form"

which will be sent with documents such as pass certificate to applicants who have passed the entrance examination

for selecting excellent students of wind、string and percussion instruments. Then send the form with admission

procedure documents by mail.

(2) Selection

Taking into account the results of entrance examination, school recommendation, etc. in comprehensive manner, the

college will determine the acceptance based on availability of accommodation for the new school year. If we receive

a large number of applicants, you may not be able to reside in the dormitory even if you passed the entrance

examination.

(3) Announcement and procedures

① We will notify you directly if you are permitted to reside in the dormitory as a result of selection (scheduled

for the end of December).

② If you want to decline after the dormitory permission is given, please contact us immediately by calling the

Student Support Department.

③ For more information about the dormitory procedures, please refer to the dormitory procedural documents to

be sent along with the dormitory permission notice from the college.

(4) Facilities

① Location: Mejirodai 3-1-3, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-0015 (subway Yurakucho Line: Gokokuji Sta)

TEL 03-3947-1561 FAX 03-3947-1562

② Commute time: about 25-minute walk

③ Dormitory capacity: 92 college students (double occupancy)

④ Structure: reinforced concrete, five floors above ground and one floor underground

⑤ Doom room layout: A type (large) 12 mats; B type (small) 8.5 mats

⑥ Dorm room fixtures: desk with bookshelf, chair, bed, closet, chest, air conditioning,desk lamp

⑦ Ancillary facilities: lobby, dining room, common room, bathroom, toilet, laundry room, drying room, pract ice

room: 45 rooms (20 grand pianos, 27 upright pianos), three computers

(5) Dormitory costs

Room type Dormitory entering fee (at

the entry only) Dormitory fee (monthly) Food (monthly)

A type

(12 tatami mats, 2

persons/ room) 80,000 yen

30,250 yen × 12 times 28,875 yen × 12 times

* morning and evening two

meals

(Including Sundays and

holidays)

B type

(8.5 tatami mats, 2

persons/ room)

25,300 yen × 1 times

25,100 yen × 11 times

1) Dormitory and food costs will be one of 12 equal parts of the total amount required for one year except for August,

when the dorm is closed.

2) Food cost does not include tax. The consumption tax will be added separately at the time of withdrawal.

3) The costs mentioned in the above may increase due to sharp rise in prices , etc.

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(6) Others

① The dormitory will be closed during summer, winter and spring holiday periods.

② If we find your behavior inappropriate as a boarder, we may ask you to withdraw from the dormitory.

③ When you apply for dormitory, please make sure to check the details in the dormitory guide.

④ If you have any question, please contact Student Support Department. (TEL03-3982-4327).

■ Others

Notes in regard to infections diseases stipulated for suspension of attendance by the School Health and Safety Act

In the event you have contracted an infectious disease stipulated for suspension of attendance by the School Health and Safety Act, e.g., influenza, measles, chicken pox, and the like, from which if you have not been cured by the day of the examination, please refrain from taking the examination in principle, in fear of possible infection to the other applicants, supervisors, etc. However, depending on your conditions, if the school doctor or other physician has admitted that there is no risk of infection, this does not apply. It should be noted that, even in the case of refraining from the entrance examination for the above -mentioned reason, no special measure, such as additional examination or reimbursement of examination fee will be taken.

Please be very careful about managing your physical conditions on the day of examination.

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Tokyo College of Music

Minami Ikebukuro 3-4-5, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 171-8540

03-3982-3221 (Registrar’s Office Division 2 TEL) 03-3982-8440 (FAX)

Website http://www.tokyo-ondai.ac.jp/

Office Hours: Monday through Saturday 9:00 to 17:00

JR: About 15 minute-walk from "Ikebukuro Station" East exit or "Mejiro Station"

Private railway: About 15 minute-walk from "Ikebukuro Station”of Seibu Ikebukuro Line or Tobu Tojo Line

Subway Marunouchi line and Yurakucho line: About 15 minute-walk from "Ikebukuro Station”

Fukutoshin line: About 5 minute-walk from "Zōshigaya Station" Exit 1

Toden Arakawa Line: About 5 minute-walk from “Kishibojinmae teiryujo”

City bus: About 3 minute-walk from "Tokyo College of Music" bus stop