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Tokyo Music Competition



Born in: Aichi Prefecture, Japan
3rd place, and Audience Award, Wind Section, The 17th Tokyo Music Competition 2019

Musical Study Experiences

2014 Graduated from the Music Course at Aichi Prefectural Meiwa Senior High School
2018 Graduated from the Department of Instrumental Music, the Faculty of Music at Tokyo University of the Arts
2018 Joined the Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra


Studied under ASAI Takako, INOUE Takashi, ITO Kei, and KAMEI Yoshinobu.
Studied chamber music under OBATA Yoshiaki and MIKAI Hidemi. Took Roamin GUYOT's master class.

Musical Careers

2010 2nd Place and Chunichi Shimbun Prize, Solo Category, the 22nd Solo and Ensemble Competition for Wind instruments and Percussions (Japan)
2013 3rd Place and The Clarinet Prize, Junior B Category, the 7th Young Clarinettists Concours
2nd Place, High School Division, Wind Category, the 7th Yokohama International Music Competition
2018 1st Place and Grand Prix, General Public Category, the 15th Clarinet Ensemble Competition (Japan)
Finalist, the 87th Music Competition of Japan
2019 3rd Place and Audience Award, Wind Section, the 17th Tokyo Music Competition

Further Activities

Currently, Kamei is a member of The Narmen Clarinet Ensemble.
In 2017, he became a recipient of the Aoyama Music Foundation Scholarship and the short term overseas training grant of the Hironao Seki Memorial Culture and Arts Foundation.


My major repertoire includes concertos written by Mozart, Weber, Copland, and Nielsen, and a wide range of works in chamber music as well.
For solos, I have been focusing on French, German, and British pieces; for ensembles, pursuing the possibility of clarinet ensembles from duo to quartet. I have also been actively working on contemporary pieces.

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