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Tokyo Music Competition



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

Musical Study Experiences

2006 After graduating from Tokyo University of the Arts received the Rohm Music Foundation scholarship and studied at Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp
2008 Graduated top of class from Tokyo University of the Arts


Studied violin under Tsuru Kazumi, viola under Ichitsubo Toshihiko, Kenji Hiraishi, Tsuchiya Kunio, Suganuma Junji, Claude Lelong, Leo De Neve and chamber music under Sawa Kazuki and Matsubara Katsuya

Musical Careers

2004 3rd Place, String Section, the 2nd Tokyo Music Competition
2005 Performed in the Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum Museum Concert and in the 44th Kumamoto Prefecture New face concert
2006 Winner of the Doseikai Prize at the university
2007 Won the Diploma Award at the 42nd International Instrumental Competition Markneukirchen
2008 Held a recital at the Embassy of Japan in Belgium
2009 In March joined the the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra
current currently expanding activities to orchestra, solos and chamber music

Further Activities

Began learning violin from age four and changed to viola from 16 years of age


Wide range from Classical to Contemporary music

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