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Tokyo Music Competition

DOYAMA Atsushi

DOYAMA Atsushi

French Horn
Born in: Saga Prefecture, Japan
2nd place, Brass Section, The 1st Tokyo Music Competition 2003

Musical Study Experiences

1991 Graduated from the Music High School Attached to the Faculty of Music,Tokyo University of the Arts
1995 Graduated from the Faculty of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts
1998 Graduated from Maastricht Conservatory (the Netherlands)


Studied under Miyoshi Ryuzo, Yamamoto Makoto, Moriyama Kozo, Matsuzaki Hiroshi, Will Sanders and Erich Penzel

Musical Careers

1992 Passed the Nerima Culture Center Newcomer Concert audition and won the Grand Prize; performed with the Tokyo New City Orchestra
1993 Passed the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Emerging Musician Debut Concert Audition
1994 With a scholarship attended Aspen Music Festival and School (Colorado, U.S.A.);
2nd Place, Brass Category, the Concerto Competition;
4th Place, The 11th Japan Wind and Percussion Competition
1995 Performed in the Yamaha Debut Concert and won New Face Award of Saga Prefecture
1996 Won New Face Award of the Bank of Saga Culture Foundation
1998 Finalist, the 67th Music Competition of Japan
2002 Finalist, the 71st Music Competition of Japan
2003 2nd Place, Brass Section, the 1st Tokyo Music Competition

Further Activities

After returning to Japan worked as assistant principal horn of Japan Shinsei Symphony Orchestra and currently part of the orchestral music research department of the Tokyo University of the Arts (The Geidai Philharmonia Orchestra, Tokyo); engaged in solo and chamber music performance activities while working as a part time teacher at the affiliated high school


Starting with numerous concertos from Mozart and Strauss, I have a varied repertoire in solo and chamber music.

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