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Tokyo Music Competition

MARUYAMA Kanade

MARUYAMA Kanade

Viola
Born in: Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
3rd place, String Section, The 1st Tokyo Music Competition 2003

Repertoire

Pieces for solo, chamber music, orchestra, and music composed by herself

Further Profiles

In 2017, won 2nd place, Viola Category at the International Anton Rubinstein Competition in Germany; won the Special prize in 2015 at the International Johannes Brahms Competition held in Austria, in the Chamber Music Category as a duo with a pianist; in 2003 won 1st Place, Strings Category, the YBP International Music Competition and 3rd Place, String Section, the 1st Tokyo Music Competition; performed in NHK-FM Masterpiece Recital; held a recital at the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan; also held recitals in various other places; in 2012 joined the Japan Century Symphony Orchestra as principal viola and served until 2018; in 2017 performed Gija Kancheli’s “Styx – For Viola, Mixed Choir And Orchestra” as a soloist with the Japan Century Symphony Orchestra

Studied violin under Atsushi Shimizu and Takashi Shimizu; after studying at the Music High School Attached to the Faculty of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts, graduated from the Faculty of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts; studied viola under Ohno Kaoru, Hyakutake Yuki, Sasaki Ryo; completed studies at NHKSO Academy; went to Vienna as an Agency of Cultural Affairs Program of Overseas Study for Upcoming Artists and studied under Siegfried Fuhrlinger, Julian Rachlin; studied piano under Stephan Moeller, viola and piano duo under Paul Badura-Skoda; in Vienna, performed in concerts for contemporary music written by Austrian composers and with chamber ensembles and orchestras; from 2019 serves as principal viola at the IlluminArt Philharmonic Orchestra

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