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Tokyo Music Competition

SEKI Tomotaka

SEKI Tomotaka

Born in: Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
1st place, String Section, The 16th Tokyo Music Competition 2018

Musical Study Experiences

2014 Enrolled in Tokyo College of Music High School as a special scholarship recipient
2017 Enrolled in Tokyo College of Music as a special scholarship recipient
2018 2nd-year student at Tokyo College of Music


Previously studied under Morita Maya, Urushihara Asako
Currently studies under Kobayashi Kenji, Harada Koichiro, Kamiya Michiko, and Kamio Mayuko

Musical Careers

2010 1st Place, Elementary School Category, Tokyo Regional, the 64th Student Music Concours of Japan
Highest Rank, the 20th Japan Classical Music Competition
2011 1st Place, Middle School Category, Tokyo Regional, the 65th Student Music Concours of Japan
2012 Passed the HAMAJACK audition for concerto soloist (Yokohama)
2017 Participated in the 15th Project Q (educational project hosted by TV MAN UNION in Japan) as Quartetto Cercatore
2018 Performed with NHK Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo in concerts including the orchestra's subscription concerts as a trainee of the orchestra's academy
Joined the 5th Suntory Hall Chamber Music Academy as a fellow
1st Place, String Section, the 16th Tokyo Music Competition

Further Activities

Since his first performance with an orchestra at the age of 10, continues performing with orchestras including the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra. Appears in solo recitals and salon concerts at various venues in Tokyo and Kanagawa as well. Having studied at Project Q and Suntory Hall Chamber Music Academy, actively works on chamber music and performs as a member of Quartetto Cercatore. Also performs in string quartets with members of NHK Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo and Quartet Excelsior.


Among numerous pieces from Baroque to contemporary on which I have worked, I am especially familiar with classical pieces including Mozart and music written by French composers such as Debussy, Ravel, and Saint-Saëns. Regarding chamber music, although my main style is a quartet, I am actively challenging with various forms ranging from duo to octet.

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