1st Place: Eva Zavaro
2nd Place: Maine Nishiyama
3rd Place: Julia Turnovsky
1st Place: Duo Maestro, Andrey Baranenko, Alexey Zhilin
2nd Place: Arcon Trio, Julius Asal, David Marquard, Janis Marquard
3rd Place: Atalante Quartett, Elisabeth Eber, Thomas Koslowsky, Julia Maria Kürner, Lisa Kürner
1st Place: Mamikon Nakhapetov
2nd Place: Hiroyuki Kawashiri
3rd Place: Maximilian Kromer
1st Place: Luca Giovannini and Alexey Zhilin (equally placed)
3rd Place: Sul Yoon
In 2018 several former price winners of the Johannes Brahms Competitiors are invited to play concerts in Japan.
- Johannes Marcel Kits, winner of the cello competition in 2016, will be playing a concert in Tokyo in February 2018, as well as one in Utsunomiya.
- The duo YUI Kasumi (piano) and PARK Soo-Hyun (violin), winners of the chamber music in 2016, will give a concert in Utsunomiya in May.
- Belle Ting, second in the Violin competition in 2017, was invited to Japan for a concert in December 2018.