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Tokyo Music Competition



Born in: Tokushima Prefecture, Japan
3rd place, and Audience Award, String Section, The 7th Tokyo Music Competition 2009

Musical Study Experiences

Began learning violin from 3 years of age
2008 Graduated from Toho Gakuen Music High School
2012 Graduated from Toho Gakuen College Music Department


Studied violin under Kudo Chihiro and Tatsumi Akiko; Baroque violin under Toda Kaori and Terakado Ryo
Took chamber music lessons by Tanamura Mazumi, Tsutsumi Tsuyoshi, Tokunaga Tsugio, Harada Koichiro, Mori Hakuro and Tokyo String Quartet

Musical Careers

2003 Won Excellence Award of "Habatake Kobe no Wakaki Ongakuka Tachi (competition for young musicians held in Kobe"
2004 1st Place, Osaka Regional, the 58th Student Music Concours of Japan
2005 3rd Place and Audience Award, the 3rd Nagoya International Music Competition
2006 3rd Place, Junior Category, the 10th International Competition for Young Violinists in Honour of Karol Lipinski and Henryk Wieniawski
Chosen as an artist of Pygmalion Days (concert series organized by Chanel)
2007 Finalist and Audience Award, the 76th Japan Music Competition
2008 3rd Place, The 77th Music Competition of Japan
2009 Special Prize “Commissioned Piece”, the 7th International Violin Competition Leopold Mozart
Performed for the first time Frangis Ali-Sede’s “Dastan” in Augsburg, Germany
Performed with the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra in regular concert
3rd Place and Audience Award, String Section, the 7th Tokyo Music Competition
Gold Prize and Grand Prix, the 1st Tokushima Music Competition
Won the 2nd Tokushima Arts and Culture Encouragement Award
2010 Performed with the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra led by Iimori Norichika
1st Place, the 20th New York SMF Concerto Competition
5th Place, the 7th International Fritz Kreisler Competition
3rd Place, under age 22 category, the 6th International LOUIS SPOHR Competition for Young Violinists

Further Activities

Since 2006 performs as an artist of Pygmalion Days (concert series organized by Chanel)


Concertos, small pieces and chamber music from Baroque to contemporary.

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