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History of the Panasonic Choir


     In this page,  we listed up the histories of our activities mainly regarding the annual concert and the choral competitions, which are our main activities.
For details regarding the annual concert and choral competition, visit these pages(re concert, re competition) also.

DateEventsRemarks, etc.
2017   Oct.
Sep.
Kansai Choral Competition
42nd Annual Concert (Sep. 2nd)
Gold Prize
The Symphony Hall
2016   Oct.
Sep.
Jul.
Kansai Choral Competition
41st Annual Concert (Sep. 3rd)
Joint Concert ~Match Making~ (Jul. 3rd)  along with
    Osaka Pref. Univ. Mixed Chorus EWA CHOR
    Kansai Univ. Glee Club
    Mukogawa Women's Univ. Chorus Club
Gold Prize
The Symphony Hall
May Theater, Suita City Cultural Center
2016   Oct.
Sep.
Jul.
Kansai Choral Competition
40th Annual Concert (Sep. 6th)
Joint Concert ~Reunion~ (Jul. 7th)  along with
    Ritsumeikan Univ. Mixed Chorus Medics
    Kobe Univ. Mixed Chorus Apollon
Gold Prize
The Symphony Hall
May Theater, Suita City Cultural Center
2014   Oct.
Sep.
Kansai Choral Competition
39th Annual Concert (Sep. 6th)
Gold Prize
The Symphony Hall
2013   Oct.
Sep.
Jul.
Kansai Choral Competition
38th Annual Concert (Sep. 7th)
Joint Concert ~Uta ga Musubu Deai~ (Jul. 7th)  along with
    Kyote Univ. Chorus
    Osaka Univ. Mixed Chorus
Gold Prize
The Symphony Hall
Amagasaki Cultural Center
    Amashin Archaic Hall
2012   Nov.
Oct.
Sep.
Jul.
National Choral Competition (Toyama city)
Kansai Choral Competition
37th Annual Concert (Sep. 1st)
Joint Concert ~Asu eno Inori~ (Jul. 4th)  along with
    Kobe Univ. Mixed Chorus Apollon
    Kyoto Univ. Music Academy Heimat-Choir
Gold Prize
Seeded Performance
The Symphony Hall
Hyogo Performing Arts Center KOBELCO Hall
2011   Nov.
Oct.
Sep.
National Choral Competition (Aomori city)
Kansai Choral Competition
36th Annual Concert (Sep. 3rd)
Gold Prize,  Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare Award
Seeded Performance
The Symphony Hall
2010   Nov.
Oct.
Sep.
Jul.
National Choral Competition (Nishinomiya city)
Kansai Choral Competition
35th Annual Concert (Sep. 4th)
Joint Concert ~Enishi~ (Jul. 4th)  along with
    Kobe Univ. Mixed Chorus Apollon
    Kwansei Gakuin Univ. Mixed Chorus Egolado
Gold Prize,  Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare Award
Gold Prize
The Symphony Hall
Hyogo Performing Arts Center KOBELCO Hall
2009   Nov.
Oct.
Sep.
Jul.
National Choral Competition (Sapporo city)
Kansai Choral Competition
34th Annual Concert (Sep. 5th)
Joint Concert ~Kizuna~ (Jul. 11th)  along with
    Osaka Univ. Mixed Chorus
    Kansai Univ. Mixed Chorus HIBIKI
Gold Prize
Seeded Performance
The Symphony Hall
Itami Hall, Itami Cultural Center
2008   Nov.
Oct.
Oct.
Sep.
Jul.


Apr.
National Choral Competition (Okayama city)
Kansai Choral Competition
Name changed to "The Panasonic Choir"
33rd Annual Concert (Sep. 6th)
Joint Concert ~Atarashii Kaze~ (Jul. 5th)  along with
    Osaka City Univ. Chorus Friede
    Kyoto Univ. Music Academy Heimat-Choir
1st Performance in China(Beijing & Dalian)
Gold Prize
Seeded Performance

The Symphony Hall
Amagasaki Cultural Center Archaic Hall


Beijing & Dalian
2007   Nov.

Oct.
Jul.
Jun.
National Choral Competition (Tokyo)

Kansai Choral Competition
32nd Annual Concert (July 28th)
Joint Concert ~Deai~ (Jun. 30th)  along with
    Ritsumeikan Univ. Mixed Chorus Medics
    Kobe Univ. Mixed Chorus Apollon
Gold Prize,  Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare Award,
    Kawai Promotion Prize
Seeded Performance
The Symphony Hall
May Theater, Suita City Cultural Center
2006   Nov.
Oct.
Jul.
National Choral Competition (Kumamoto city)
Kansai Choral Competition
31st Annual Concert (July 8th)
Gold Prize
Seeded Performance
The Symphony Hall
2005   Nov.
Oct.
Sep.
Jul.
National Choral Competition (Niigata city)
Kansai Choral Competition
New York Debut (with N.Y. Symphonic Ensamble)
30th Annual Concert (July 16th)
Gold Prize,  Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare Award
Seeded Performance
The Lincoln Center, etc.
The Symphony Hall
2004   Nov.
Oct.
Jul.
National Choral Competition (Matsuyama city)
Kansai Choral Competition
29th Annual Concert (July 17th)
Gold Prize
Seeded Performance
The Symphony Hall
2003   Nov.
Oct.
Sep.
Jul.
Apr.
National Choral Competition (Tsu city)
Kansai Choral Competition
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
28th Annual Concert (July 19th)
Command Performance in the
     Reception of the
19th International Japan Prize Ceremony
Gold Prize
Seeded Performance
“Outstanding”
The Symphony Hall
Akasaka Prince Hotel, Tokyo
2002   Nov.
Oct.
Sep.
Jul.
National Choral Competition (Ohtsu city)
Kansai Choral Competition
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
27th Annual Concert (July 13th)
Gold Prize
Seeded Performance
“Outstanding”, “Music of the Industry”
The Symphony Hall
2001   Nov.
Oct.
Sep.
Jul.
Apr.
National Choral Competition (Koriyama city)
Kansai Choral Competition
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
26th Annual Concert (July 14th)
Command Performance in the
     Reception of the
17th International Japan Prize Ceremony
Gold Prize
Seeded Performance
“Outstanding”, “Music of the Industry”
The Symphony Hall
New Ohtani Hotel, Tokyo
2000   Nov.
Oct.
Sep.
Jul.
Apr.
National Choral Competition (Sapporo city)
Kansai Choral Competition
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
25th Annual Concert (July 22nd)
Command Performance in the
     Reception of the
16th International Japan Prize Ceremony
Gold Prize, Chairman of the Board Award
Gold Prize
“Outstanding”, The Festival Grand Prix
The Symphony Hall
Akasaka Prince Hotel, Tokyo
1999   Nov.
Nov.

Sep.
Sep.
Jul.
Apr.
National Choral Competition (Hiroshima city)
International Choral Competition Debut (Tolosa)
     and First
Concert Tour to Spain

Kansai Choral Competition
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
24th Annual Concert (July 17th)
Command Performance in the
     Reception of the
15th International Japan Prize Ceremony
Gold Prize
3rd Prize in participated 2 sections

Seeded Performance
“Outstanding”
The Symphony Hall
Akasaka Prince Hotel, Tokyo
1998   Nov.
Oct.
Sep.
Jul.
All Japan Chorus Contest (Fukuoka city)
All Japan Chorus Contest Kansai Priliminary
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
23rd Annual Concert (July 18th)
Gold Prize
Seeded Performance
“Outstanding”, “Music of the Industry”
The Symphony Hall
1997   Nov.
Oct.
Sep.
Jul.
Feb.
All Japan Chorus Contest (Tokyo)
All Japan Chorus Contest Kansai Priliminary
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
22nd Annual Concert (July 26th)
Performance in 1st Keihan Harmony Concert
Gold Prize,  Minister of Labor Award
Gold Prize, Chairman of the Board Award
“Outstanding”, “Music of the Industry”
The Symphony Hall
The Kyoto Concert Hall (Main Hall)
1996   Nov.
Oct.
Sep.
Aug.
Apr.
All Japan Chorus Contest (Utsunomiya city)
All Japan Chorus Contest Kansai Priliminary
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
21st Annual Concert (Aug. 3rd)
Kansai Chorus Associasion 50th Anniversary Concert
Silver Prize
Gold Prize
“Outstanding”, “Music of the Industry”
The Symphony Hall
The Kyoto Concert Hall (Main Hall)
1995   Nov.
Oct.
Sep.
Jul.
Apr.
All Japan Chorus Contest (Takamatsu city)
All Japan Chorus Contest Kansai Priliminary
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
The 20th Anniversary Annual Concert (July 2nd)
Command Performance in the
     Reception of the 11th International Japan Prize Ceremony
Silver Prize
Seeded Performance
“Outstanding”, “Music of the Industry”, The Festival Award
The Symphony Hall
New Ohtani Hotel, Tokyo
1994   Nov.
Oct.
Sep.
Jul.
All Japan Chorus Contest (Kanazawa city)
All Japan Chorus Contest Kansai Priliminary
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
The 20 year old Anniversary Concert (July 10th)
Gold Prize, Kawai Promotion Prize
Seeded Performance
“Outstanding”, “Music of the Industry”
The Symphony Hall
1993   Nov.
Oct.
Sep.

Jul.
All Japan Chorus Contest (Osaka city)
All Japan Chorus Contest Kansai Priliminary
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
Tokyo Debut (with N.Y. Symphonic Ensamble)
18th Annual Concert (July 4th)
Gold Prize
Seeded Performance
“Outstanding”
The Suntory Hall
The Symphony Hall
1992   Nov.
Oct.
Sep.

Jul.
All Japan Chorus Contest (Sendai city)
All Japan Chorus Contest Kansai Priliminary
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
Japan Industry Worker's Chorus Festival
17th Annual Concert (July 4th)
Gold Prize
Seeded Performance
“Outstanding”, “Music of the Industry”
“The Most Impressive”
The Symphony Hall
1991   Nov.
Oct.
Sep.

Jul.
Jun.
All Japan Chorus Contest (Okayama city)
All Japan Chorus Contest Kansai Priliminary
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
Masahiro Honjo acceded to the Chief Conductor
16th Annual Concert (July 7th)
Japan Industry Worker's Chorus Festival
Gold Prize
Gold Prize, Chairman of the Board Award
“Outstanding”, “Music of the Industry”, Good Project Prize

The Symphony Hall
“The Most Impressive”
1990   Nov.
Oct.

Jul.
All Japan Chorus Contest (Sapporo city)
All Japan Chorus Contest Kansai Priliminary
Japan Industry Worker's Chorus Festival
15th Annual Concert (July 8th)
Silver Prize
Seeded Performance
Invited Performance
The Symphony Hall
1989   Nov.
Oct.
Sep.

Jul.
Apr.
All Japan Chorus Contest (Fukuoka city)
All Japan Chorus Contest Kansai Priliminary
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
Japan Industry Worker's Chorus Festival
14th Annual Concert (July 1st)
Radio Debut on NHK-FM “Tanoshii kohrasu”
Gold Prize
Seeded Performance
“Outstanding”
“The Most Impressive”
Osaka Pension Center Main Hall
1988   Nov.
Oct.
Sep.
Jul.
Jun.
All Japan Chorus Contest (Niigata city)
All Japan Chorus Contest Kansai Priliminary
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
Japan Industry Worker's Chorus Festival
13th Annual Concert (June 11th)
Gold Prize (for the First time)
Gold Prize, Chairman of the Board Award
“Outstanding”, “Music of the Industry”
“The Most Impressive”
The Symphony Hall Debut
1987   Dec.
Oct.
Sep.

Jul.
Name Changed to "Matsushita Chuo Chorus"
All Japan Chorus Contest Kansai Priliminary
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
Japan Industry Worker's Chorus Festival
12th Annual Concert (July 4th)

Gold Prize
“Outstanding”
“The Most Impressive”
The Morinomiya Piloti Hall
1986   Oct.
Sep.
Jul.
Jun.
All Japan Chorus Contest Kansai Priliminary
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
11th Annual Concert (July 6th)
Japan Industry Worker's Chorus Festival
Silver Prize
“Outstanding”
The Morinomiya Piloti Hall
Invited Performance
1985   Nov.
Oct.
Sep.
Jul.
Jun.
All Japan Chorus Contest (Nagano city)
All Japan Chorus Contest Kansai Priliminary
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
Japan Industry Worker's Chorus Festival
10th Annual Concert (June 8th)
Bronze Prize
Gold Prize, Chairman of the Board Award
“Outstanding”, “Music of the Industry”, The Festival Grand Prix
“The Most Impressive”
The Morinomiya Piloti Hall
1984   Nov.
Oct.
Sep.
Jul.
Jun.
All Japan Chorus Contest (Osaka city)
All Japan Chorus Contest Kansai Priliminary
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
Japan Industry Worker's Chorus Festival
Annual Concert on 10th Anniversary (June 16th)
Silver Prize
Gold Prize
“Outstanding”, “Music of the Industry”
“The Most Impressive”
The Morinomiya Piloti Hall (Osaka city)
1983   Nov.
Oct.
Sep.
Jul.
Jun.
All Japan Chorus Contest (Morioka city) Debut
All Japan Chorus Contest Kansai Priliminary
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
Japan Industry Worker's Chorus Festival
8th Annual Concert (June 25th)
Bronze Prize
Gold Prize
“Outstanding”, “Music of the Industry”
“The Most Impressive”
Moriguchi Civic Center
1982   Oct.
Sep.
Jul.
Jun.
All Japan Chorus Contest Kansai Priliminary
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
Japan Industry Worker's Chorus Festival
7th Annual Concert (June 19th)Public Debut
Bronze Prize
“Outstanding”
Invited Performance
Moriguchi Civic Center
1981   Oct.
Sep.
Jul.
Jun.
Jan.
All Japan Chorus Contest Kansai Priliminary
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
Japan Industry Worker's Chorus Festival
6th Annual Concert (June 12th)
TV Debut on ABC "Doyo no asa ni"
Silver Prize
“Outstanding”
“The Most Impressive”
In the company
1980   Oct.
Sep.
Jul.
Jun.
All Japan Chorus Contest Kansai Priliminary
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
Japan Industry Worker's Chorus Festival
5th Annual Concert (June 27th)
Silver Prize
“Outstanding”, “Music of the Industry”, The Festival Award
“The Most Outstanding”
In the company
1979   Oct.
Sep.
Jul.
Jun.
All Japan Chorus Contest Kansai Priliminary
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
Japan Industry Worker's Chorus Festival
4th Annual Concert (June 15th)
Bronze Prize
“Outstanding”, “Music of the Industry”
“The Most Outstanding”
In the company
1978   Oct.
Sep.
Jul.
Jun.
All Japan Chorus Contest Kansai Priliminary
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
All Japan Industry Worker's Chorus Festival Memorial Assembly
3rd Annual Concert (June 16th)
Silver Prize
“Outstanding”
Jury Award
In the company
1977   Oct.
Sep.
Jul.
Jun.
All Japan Chorus Contest Kansai Priliminary
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
All Japan Industry Worker's Chorus Festival
2nd Annual Concert (June 10th)
Silver Prize
“Outstanding”
“Outstanding”
In the company
1976   Nov.
Sep.
Aug.
May
All Japan Chorus Contest Kansai Priliminary
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
All Japan Industry Worker's Chorus Festival
1st Annual Concert (May 14th)
Bronze Prize
“Outstanding”
“Outstanding”
In the company
1975   Nov.
Oct.
Jul.
All Japan Chorus Contest Kansai Priliminary
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
West Japan Industry Worker's Chorus Festival
Bronze Prize
“Good Effort”
“Good Effort”
1974  Nov.
Oct.
Jun.
All Japan Chorus Contest Kansai Preliminary
Music Festival Japanese Industry, Kansai Assembly
Matsushita Chuo Mixed Chorus established.
Bronze Prize
“Good Effort”


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