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Tokyo Music Competition

IMADA Atsushi

IMADA Atsushi

Born in: Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan
2nd place, Piano Section, The 11th Tokyo Music Competition 2013

Musical Study Experiences

Began learning piano from 3 years of age and in 2009 graduated from the Music High School attached to the Faculty of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts
2013 Graduated from the Faculty of Music at Tokyo University of the Arts, at the same time received Doseikai Prize. Attended the International Piano Academy (Murrhardt, Germany), performed in a gala concert.
Currently 1st-year graduate student at Tokyo University of the Arts


Previously studied under Terada Michiko, Miyoshi Nobiko, Yokoyama Yukio, Takako Horie, Claudio Soares, and Itoh Kei

Musical Careers

2007 1st Place, High School Category, the 61st Student Music concours of Japan
2008 2nd Place, the 9th International Vladimir Krainev Young Pianists Competition (Kharkiv, Ukraine)
2009 Attended the 14th Hamamatsu International Piano Academy
2010 Silver Prize, Special Level, the 34th PTNA Piano Competition
2nd Place, Piano Category, the 79th Music Competition of Japan
2011 Attended the 15th Hamamatsu International Piano Academy
2013 Participated in the Piano Texas 2013 receiving tuition-waiver scholarship
2nd Place, Piano Section, the 11th Tokyo Music Competition

Further Activities

Previously held solo recitals in Tokyo, Osaka, Saitama and Shizuoka as well as duets and chamber music performances including Geidai chamber music regular concerts, the Ensemble Series by JT, "Shizuoka no Meishu Tachi (Master Performers in Shizuoka)." Performed also with the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, Geidai Philharmonia Orchestra, Tokyo, Hamamatsu Symphony Orchestra, Ribeirão Preto Symphony Orchestra (Brazil) and many other orchestras.


Baroque to contemporary, with particular interest in German and Russian music. Also I am actively working on chamber music.

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