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Tokyo Music Competition

ITO Keiji

ITO Keiji

Born in: Chiba Prefecture, Japan
3rd place, Brass Section, The 2nd Tokyo Music Competition 2004

Musical Study Experiences

2003 Graduated from the Instrumental Music course (Trombone) of the Bachelor of Music program, Tokyo College of Music


Studied trombone under Kondo Takashi, Shiraishi Naoyuki, and Ito Kiyoshi

Musical Careers

1998 1st Place and Grand Prix, the Chiba Prefecture of All Japan Band Association Solo Competition
2001 Performed in RAINBOW 21 Suntory Hall Debut Concert 2001
2002 Passed the Tokyo College of Music Campus Audition, Solo Category
2003 Held solo recital sponsored by a community center in Narashino city
2004 Passed the 14th Concert Vivant Newcomer Audition
3rd Place, Brass Section, the 2nd Tokyo Music Competition 2004
2005 Performed as a soloist in the Russian Music Festival in Akita
Attended the Music Masters Course in Kazusa (MMCK) ( -2006)
2008 3rd Place, Brass Section, the 6th Tokyo Music Competition

Further Activities

His extensive activities include: performances with orchestras including the Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra and the New Phil harmonic Orchestra Chiba, chamber ensembles, and wind orchestras.


From Tomassi, Grøndahl, David, Rimsky-Korsakov and Wagenseil’s concertos to Saint-Saëns, Bozza, Ropartz, Dutilleux and Salzèdo’s small pieces to classical sonatas written by Händel, Marcello, etc.

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