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Tokyo Music Competition



Born in: Nagano Prefecture, Japan
1st place, String Section, The 1st Tokyo Music Competition 2003

Musical Study Experiences

2000 Graduated from the Music High School Attached to the Faculty of Music,Tokyo University of the Arts
2004 Graduated from the Faculty of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts
Completed studies at the Conservatoire de Musique de Genève


Studied viola under Suganuma Junji and Imai Nobuko
Studied violin under Nakazawa Kimiko and Sawa Kazuki
Studied chamber music under Yamazaki Nobuko, Sako Akiyoshi and Matsubara Katsuya

Musical Careers

1998 Top prize, the 8th Japan Classical Music Competition
2001 Participated in the MUSIC FESTIVAL Argerich's Meeting Point in Beppu (Beppu Argerich Music Festival);
participated in Saito Kinen chamber music study group
2002 the Marschner International Competition Top prize; participated in the Casals Hall's Project Q ;
participated in Ozawa Seiji and Rostropovich’s Caravan Concert 2002;
performed in the JT's Ensemble Series produced by Yamazaki Nobuko
2003 1st Place, String Section, the 1st Tokyo Music Competition; participated in the Tokyo Geidai Sinfonia (an orchestra of Tokyo University of the Arts) United Kingdom performance; performed in the campus morning concert with Tokyo University of the Arts Orchestra led by Kobayashi Ken-ichiro
participated in the Ogaki Music Festival winning the Excellent Newcomer Award; performed in the pre-concert for the Viola Space;
performed in the JT's Ensemble Series produced by Imai Nobuko
2006 January: Performed in the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Lecture Concert
2000 1st Place, the Settsu Music Festival Little Camelia Concours ; 1st Place, Overall and University Categories, the Japan-China Friendship Student Piano Competition


From Classical to Contemporary

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