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Tokyo Music Competition

SHIMOKAWA Rou

SHIMOKAWA Rou

Contrabass
Born in: Chiba Prefecture, Japan
3rd place, String Section, The 19th Tokyo Music Competition 2021

Musical Study Experiences

December 2018 Graduated from Toho Gakuen College Music Department
March 2019 Completed studies at Toho Orchestra Academy

Teachers

Studied under NISHIDA Naofumi and TAKAHASHI Yota.

Musical Careers

2018 1st Place Grand Prix (Yamaguchi Prefecture Governor Award), String Category, the 7th Akiyoshidai Music Competition
2021 3rd Place, String Section, the 19th Tokyo Music Competition

Further Activities

In 2019, Shimokawa joined TANAKA Chikashi Revolution Ensemble led by SHIRAI Kei at the 21st Kashimo Meijiza Theater Classical Music Concert (Nakatsugawa, Gifu).
Since 2020, he has been a contrabass player of the Sapporo Symphony Orchestra, and performed with the orchestra led by GENDA Shigeo at the 58th Young Virtuosi Development Project—Orchestra Series.

Repertoire

I have been mainly familiar with music ranging from piano duo in Romantic era to solo in modern and contemporary; however, I've been working without limiting the genre to develop my repertoire.

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