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Tokyo Music Competition



Born in: Fukushima Prefecture, Japan
1st place, and Audience Award, String Section, The 8th Tokyo Music Competition 2010

Musical Study Experiences

Began learning violin from 5 years of age with Harada Koichiro
2010 Graduated from the Music High School attached to the Faculty of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts
Currently a student at the Faculty of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts


Studied violin under Urushihara Asako and Harada Koichiro
Studied chamber music under Matsubara Katsuya and Yamazaki Nobuko

Musical Careers

2002 2nd Place, Violin Category, Tokyo Regional, the 56th Student Music Concours of Japan
2003 Top prize at National, Strings Category, Primary School 5th and 6th Grade Division, the 13th Japan Classical Music Competition
2007 Ishikawa Music Academy IMA Music Award and Scholarship
2008 Performed in Kanazawa at the IMA Rising Concert
2009 1st place, Strings Category, High School Division, the 3rd YOKOHAMA International Music competition
Highly praised by main judge Oleh Krysa
2010 1st Place, String Section and Audience Award, the 8th Tokyo Music Competition
Performed in the 16th Ezoe Memorial Foundation Concert
2011 At the 8th Tokyo Music Competition Winners Concert performed Bartók’s Violin Concerto No. 2 receiving high praise
Performed in Classical Concerts with Emerging Artists in Tachikawa
Performed in the Morning Concert organized by Tokyo Bunka Kaikan
Performed in the 17th Ezoe Memorial Foundation Concert
2012 Performed with the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra led by Mikhail Leontyev at the 27th Tsukuba International Music Festival and Classical Concerts with Emerging Artists

Further Activities

Previously performed with; the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra led by Enkoji Masahiko, the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra led by Umeda Toshiaki, the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra led by Iimori Norichika and more, receiving high praise each time.
The 40th Ezoe Memorial Foundation Scholarship Student.


Baroque to contemporary violin concertos, concert pieces, sonatas for violin solo etc., and training in a variety of fields .

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