Contests and Events

Shimamura Music promotes the enjoyment of music by providing music school students and customers with as many public performance opportunities as possible. These events include the Hotline Music Contest, which attracts about 2,500 amateur bands; the Music Contest, with about 1,000 participants who are classical music students; Your Stage, which features about 700 performers at Tokyo’s prestigious Suntory Hall, and Swing Dream, which is a jazz live event where 67 groups performed, was held at Blue Note Tokyo. Each store also holds many of their own smaller events for beginners as well as student concerts and professional workshops.

The Hotline Band Contest