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Tokyo Music Competition



Born in: Aichi Prefecture, Japan
3rd place, Wind Section, The 11th Tokyo Music Competition 2013

Musical Study Experiences

2002 Graduated from the Department of music at Meiwa Senior High School
2006 Graduated from the Department of Instrumental Music, the Faculty of Music at Tokyo University of the Arts
2007 Graduated from the Department of Flute of École Normale de musique de Paris (France)
2008 Graduated from the Department of Flute of Conservatoire à rayonnement régional de Paris (France)
2010 Graduated from the Department of Piccolo of Conservatoire à rayonnement régional de Paris (France)


Studied flute under Yamaguchi Norihisa, Daikai Takahiro, Chang-Kook Kim, Kanda Hiroaki, Asao Noriko, Takezawa Eisuke, Kudo Shigenori, Vincent Lucas, Nathalie Roza.
Studied piccolo under Nathalie Roza, and chamber music under Kobayashi Yuh, Moriyama Kozo, Stefan Perl, Okazaki Koji.
Took master classes of the Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet.

Musical Careers

2001 1st Place, the 55th Mainichi Shimbun Student Music concours of Japan
2005 2nd Place, Woodwind Category, the 10th Concert Marronnier 21
2006 Performed in the 76th Yomiuri Newcomer Concert
2007 1st Place and Best Contemporary Music Award, Concours Jeune Espoirs (France)
2008 1st Place, Flute Category, the 14th Concours International du Jeune Flûtiste (France)
2009 2nd Place, Piccolo Category, the 15th Concours International du Jeune Flûtiste (France)
2011 3rd Place, Woodwind Category, the 7th Osaka International Chamber Music Competition (Highest rank ever among Japanese groups in this category)
2013 3rd Place, Wind Section, the 11th Tokyo Music Competition

Further Activities

Participated in Seiji Ozawa Music Academy Opera Project IX, XI, Orchestra Project Ⅰ
2009: Performed in Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival Takemitsu Memorial Concert XIV
2011: Performed in Saito Kinen Orchestra's China Tour
Participated as a member of Ensemble Mixt Wind Quintet in the year 2011, 2012 Public Hall Music Activation Programs organized by the Japan Foundation for Regional Art-Activities
Currently active as a freelance musician making guest appearances in orchestras around Tokyo metropolitan areas, and as a member of Ensemble Mixt Wind Quintet.


Baroque music to contemporary. While on studying abroad in France, I resonated deeply with its music I have learned. Currently I am actively engaged in chamber music, orchestra, and ensemble performances.

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