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Tokyo Music Competition



Born in: Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
2nd place, String Section, The 1st Tokyo Music Competition 2003

Musical Study Experiences

2000 Graduated from Toho Gakuen Music High School
2004 Graduated from the Toho Gakuen College Music Department
2006 Graduated from the Berlin University of the Arts
2009 Completed studies at Orchestra Academy of the Staatskapelle Berlin
2010 Graduated with National Performer degree from Berlin University of the Arts; acquired German National Performer qualification


Studied under Iida Yoshie, Harada Koichiro and Nora Chastain

Musical Careers

1993 1st Place, Primary School Category, National, the Student Music concours of Japan
1994 Performed with the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra
2003 2nd Place, String Section, the 1st Tokyo Music Competition
2004 April: As a scholarship student of German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) went to Berlin University of the Arts
July: Invited to the Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival in the U.S.A.
November: Performed with the New Japan Philharmonic
December: Led by Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos in performance with the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra; also held recitals in various locations
2006 3rd Place, the Berlin International Max Rostal Competition for Violin
2007 Agency of Cultural Affairs Emerging Performing Artist Overseas Exchange Institute Researcher;
1st Place at the Ibolyka-Gyarfas Violin Competition
2008 Performed at the Philharmonie Berlin with duet partner, pianist Imai Ayako
2010 Returned to Japan; became and currently a part time lecturer at Toho Gakuen Music School for Children
2012 In my first position in Quartett Hymnus received the Matsuo Foundation’s 22nd Music Subsidy;
won the "Midori no Kaze" music award at the the Risonare chamber music seminar

Further Activities

At 5 years old entered Toho Gakuen Music School for Children and began learning violin from 6 years of age


Solo pieces from Baroque Period to contemporary
Piano duets and chamber music pieces for string quartets

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