Japan Federation of Composers Inc. (JFC)
When established in 1962, we started as a union of composers, but later changed
our name to the Japan Federation of Composers (JFC), which incorporated in 1983.
The JFC's primary objectives are to promote the activities of composers, to improve the condition of composers and to contribute to society through musical activities.
Most of the JFC's activities are supported by membership fees and subsidies from various foundations and organisations.
Our activities are numerous and include:
"Japanese Composers", "JFC Independent", "Asian Tradition / Asian
Contemporary", "To the Children – Kid's Box Piano
concert" are all held annually.
・Competition "JFC Award Competition"
This competition began in 2001 and has been held every other year
The 10th JFC Award Competition will be held in 2019, and the concert of
in November in cooperation with Toppan
Published four times annually.
Exchange concerts have been held in South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, and
Australia in the past.
The next concert in Thailand is planned for August 2019.
The JFC is an official member of the Asian Composers League (ACL) and an
associated member of the International Society for Contemporary Music
"Asian Composers in the 20th Century" (English/Japanese) was published in
The concert and exhibition "Arts with Disabilities" was held in 2017, supported
by the Agency for Cultural Affairs.
ACL festivals were held in 1974, 1990, 2000, 2003, and 2014. Two additional
festivals were held in 2010 and 2017 as Special Events of the ACL in
・355members and 16
associated memberships as of February 2021.
Board members (as of
Vice-President：YAMAUCHI Masahiro, KAWASHIMA Motoharu
Executive director：NAKAGAWA Toshio
Directors：AKAISHI Toshio,IMAMURA Hisako, KATSUKI Osamu, KOHJIBA Tomiko, KUBOTA Midori, MATSUNAMI Shotaro, MIWA Masahiro, MORIYAMA Tomohiro, OHMASA Naoto, SUZUKI Teruaki, YAMAMOTO Junnosuke
Auditors： NABESHIMA Kaori, YOSHIO Masatsune