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Tokyo Music Competition



Born in: Tokushima Prefecture, Japan
2nd place, Wind Section, The 17th Tokyo Music Competition 2019

Musical Study Experiences

March 2013 Graduated from Music High School attached to the Faculty of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts
April 2013 Enrolled in the Faculty of Music at Tokyo University of the Arts
October 2016 Entered Mozarteum University Salzburg and continues her study
March 2017 Graduated at the top of the class from the Faculty of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts, winning the Ataka Prize during school years, the Acanthus Music Prize and the Mitsubishi Estate Prize at the graduation


Previously, studied under KATTO Sachi, ABE Hiromitsu, ASAO Noriko, HIKITA Misako, OMURA Yuki, SAITO Kazushi, OHDAIRA Noriko, HOSOKAWA Junzo, and TAKAGI Ayako.
Currently, studies under Michael Martin KOFLER at Mozarteum University Salzburg.

Musical Careers

2014 1st Place and Hoshina Prize, the 25th Japan Woodwind Competition
2015 3rd Place, the 32nd Japan Wind and Percussion Competition
2016 2nd Place, the 85th Music Competition of Japan
2019 2nd Place, Wind Section, the 17th Tokyo Music Competition

Further Activities

Previously, Yagi has performed with the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra led by OTOMO Naoto; the Geidai Philharmonia Orchestra, Tokyo led by YUASA Takuo and TAKASEKI Ken; the Chiba Symphony Orchestra and the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra led by OOI Takeshi. She performed in front of the Japanese imperial family at the Toka Gakudo concert hall as well.
Yagi took lessons from Jacques ZOON at the Music Academy of Villecroze, receiving a scholarship. She held a recital with Michael Martin KOFLER receiving a grant from Deutsche Kreditbank (DKB).

She became a scholarship recipient of the following foundations:
Yamaha Music Foundation in 2013
Aoyama Music Foundation in 2016
Meiji Yasuda Cultural Foundation in 2016
Rohm Music Foundation since 2018

From Decemeber 2018, she is a flutist of the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, Germany.


I am familiar with works from Baroque to contemporary. My repertoire includes not only flute solos and concertos but also pieces for various ensemble styles, such as for ensembles with string and wind instruments regardless of eras. I have also been actively working on orchestral works from symphonies to operas to ballets.

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