3.Network

3.Network

Executive Committee

▼Chairperson
Nobuyuki Idei
▼Vice Chairperson
  Yuichiro Hata   Yuko Ninomiya
▼Secretary and CEO
  Seikoh Fukuda
▼Board of Trustees
  Takehiko Abe   Hideo Arashino   Fumiko Eguch
  Mitsuyo Esaki   Bin Ebisawa   Katsuko Kaneko
  Hiroshi Kumagai   Hideo Sugiura   Yasuko Sugimoto
  Mari Takeda   Mutsuko Tozawa   Motoko Nakata
  Sonoko Hayashi   Emiko Harimoto  
▼Auditor
  Reiko Matsuzaki   Mitsuyoshi Ishihara  
▼Honorary Adviser
  Yasuko Nakayama   Susumu Tabuchi   Takashi Takaragi
▼Adviser
  Naoto Otomo   Shigeaki Saegusa   Ken Terawaki
▼General manager
  Akinori Kato
▼Councilors
41 persons (Representatives of Regions, Head Office, Music Colleges)
▼Founder
  Yasuko Fukuda(1933-2001)
▼Honorary Chairperson
  Tsutomu Hata

PTNA Committees

Administrative Steering Committee
Council Seikoh Fukuda (Head)
Competition Executive Committee Yuko Ninomiya (Head)
Competition Repertoire Selection Committee Mitsuyo Esaki (Head)
Competition Jury Selection Committee Hideo Sugiura (Head)
Ensemble and International Exchange Committee Fumiko Eguchi (Head)
Japan Mozart Competition Executive Committee Bin Ebisawa (Head)
Media Committee Mari Takeda (Head)
New Composition Selection Committee Hideo Arashino (Head)
Organization Executive Committee Hiroshi Kumagai (Head)
Piano Seminar Committee Yasuko Sugimoto (Head)
PTNA Piano Festival Executive Committee Emiko Harimoto (Head)
STEP Executive Committee Mutsuko Tozawa (Head)
STEP Advisor Selection Committee Sonoko Hayashi (Head)
STEP Repertoire Selection Committee Motoko Nakata (Head)
Teaching Skill Development Committee Katsuko Kaneko (Head)
Conference of PTNA Group Members Takehiko Abe (Head)
Conference of Music Colleges Akiyoshi Sako (Head)


Branch Activities

There are more than 130 branches of PTNA nationwide.
Meetings are held in homes, studios or music stores by affiliated branch members who engage in such diverse activities as preparing for STEP evaluations, holding preliminary competitions and regular meetings to promote musical exchange.


1. Branch Affiliated Members

PTNA members may belong to any branch of their choice. As the nature of activities and any extra costs relative to these activities, which are not included in members' fees, may vary according to branch, please contact the branch directly for this information.

2. General branch activities can be ascertained as follows:

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Branch meetings Branch members' exchange meetings, study meetings, branch general meetings, etc.
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Competitions PTNA Piano Competition Regional Preliminary Rounds
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STEP PTNA Piano STEP Evaluations
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Seminars regarding Required Pieces Lectures and seminars on PTNA Piano Competition Required Pieces
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Concerts for Prizewinners PTNA Piano Competition Prizewinners Concerts
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Student /teacher introduction activities Branch affiliation members are eligible for the pairing service of teachers and students
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Branch Newsletter Issue of branch newsletters

International Advisors and Musical Friends

Gustav Alink
Netherlands
Jane S. Bastien
United States
Rainer Becker
Germany
Andrea Bonatta
Italy
Alexander Braginsky
United States
Martin Canin
United States
Jean-Marie Cottet
France
Dan Zhaoyi
China
Sergey L.Dorensky
Russia
Arthur Greene
United States
Zhou Guangren
China
Nador Gyorgy
Hungary
Klaus Hellwig
Germany
Martin Hughes
U.K.
Douglas Humpherys
United States
Choong-Mo Kang
Korea
Yoheved Kaplinsky
United States
Rudolf Kehrer
Germany
Dae-Jin Kim
Korea
Lidia Kozubek
Poland
Gabriel Kwok
Hong Kong
Peter Lang
Austria
Istvan Lantos
Hungary
Lee Kum-Sing
Canada
Robert Levin
United States
Mingqiang Li
China
Christoph Lieske
Austria
Chong-Pil Lim
Korea
David Lockett
Australia
Benjamin Loh
Singapore
Michael Gough Matthews
U.K.
Dominique Merlet
France
Hamish Milne
U.K.
Giuseppe Fausto Modugno
Italy
William Grant Nabore
United States
Piotr Paleczny
Poland
Andrei Pisarev
Russia
Katarzyna Popowa-Zydron
Poland
Miguel Proenca
Brazil
Matti Raekallio
Finland
Janet Ritterman
U.K.
Victor Rosenbaum
United States
Jacques Rouvier
France
Marian Rybicki
France
Klaus Schilde
Germany
Fany Solter
Poland
Joaquin Soriano
Spain
Jerzy Sulikowski
Poland
Warren Thomson
Australia
Vladimir Tropp
Russia
Natalia Troull
Russia
Mikhail Voskressensky
Russia
Fanny Waterman
U.K.
Frank Wibaut
U.K.
Oxana Yablonskaya
United States
Tatiana Zelikman
Russia
Zhang Jin
China

(alphabetical order)


Related Ministries
  • Cabinet Office, Government of Japan
  • Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan (MEXT)
  • Ministry of Economy,Trade and Industry(METI)
  • Agency for Culcural Affairs
  • The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office
Supporting Companies and Our Group Members
(1) Instrumental Companies
  • YAMAHA MUSIC JAPAN CO., LTD.
  • Kawai Musical Instruments Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
  • Roland Foundation
  • Steinway Japan Co., Ltd.
  • H.Matsuo Music Instruments Co.,Ltd.
  • Pianoforti Co., Ltd.
  • Euro Piano Co., Ltd.
  • HIRASE Co.,Ltd.
(2) Music College and University
  • Tokyo College of Music
  • Kunitachi College of Music
  • Senzoku Gakuen School
  • Tokyo Seitoku Gakuen School
  • Toho College of Music
  • Showa University of Music
(3) Music Score Publishers and Trading Companies
  • Zen-on Music Company ltd.
  • Ongaku no tomo sha corp.
  • Gakken Publishing
  • YAMAHA MUSIC MEDIA CORPORATION Ltd.
  • Ritto Music Co.,Ltd.
  • Doremi Music Publishing Co.,Ltd.
  • ACADEMIA MUSIC Ltd.
  • Matsuzawa Shoten Co.,Ltd.
  • To-on Kikaku Co.,Ltd.
Sponsors and Supporting Companies
  • YAMAHA MUSIC JAPAN CO., LTD.
  • Kawai Musical Instruments Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
  • Yomiuri Newpaper Co. Tokyo Office
  • Oji Hall
  • Hinoki Crinical Co.,Ltd.
  • Senzoku Gakuen School
  • Tokyo Seitoku Gakuen School
  • Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra
  • The Yasuko Fukuda Scholarship Foundation
Supporting Concert Halls
  • Dai-ichi Seimei Hall
  • Oji Hall
  • Hamarikyu Asahi Hall
  • Tsuda Hall
  • Sengawa Avenue Hall
  • Kawai Omotesando