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Tokyo Music Competition



Born in: Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
2nd place, and Audience Award, String Section, The 19th Tokyo Music Competition 2021

Musical Study Experiences

March 2019 Graduated from the Music High School attached to the Faculty of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts
2021 Third-year student at the Department of Instrumental Music, the Faculty of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts


Studied under MIYASHITA Kaname, KUBOTA Toshiko, Gérard POULET, and OHTANI Yasuko.

Musical Careers

2012 3rd Place, Elementary School Division, Tokyo Regionals, the 66th Student Music Concours of Japan
2014 Encouragement Award, Middle School Division, the 68th Student Music Concours of Japan
2017 2nd Place, Zhuhai International Mozart Competition for Young Musicians (China)
2020 Finalist, Violin Category, the 89th Music Competition of Japan
2021 2nd Place and Audience Award, String Section, the 19th Tokyo Music Competition
2022 5th Place, the 8th Sendai International Music Competition

Further Activities

Kitsuwa has been active in chamber ensemble as a member of Atem Quartet. She is also a member of Gentile Trio, and won 2nd prize (top prize) at the SALZBURG=MOZART International Chamber Music Competition 2021 in Tokyo.


TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto
MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto
SAINT-SAËNS: Violin Concerto No.3
MOZART: Violin Concerto No.5
and more

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