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Tokyo Music Competition

UEDA Tomomi

UEDA Tomomi

Born in: Toyama Prefecture, Japan
2nd place (Top prize) , Brass Section, The 3rd Tokyo Music Competition 2005

Musical Study Experiences

2001 Graduated from Kureha High School
2006 Graduated from the Department of Instrumental Music, the Faculty of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts


Studied trombone under Akiyama Koichi, Kamiya Satoshi, Inaba Ichiro,
Kurita Masakatsu and Kuwata Akira
Studied in master classes with Harry Ries, Yvelise Girard, Ian Bousfield and Kuwata Akira
Studied chamber music under Yamagishi Hiroshi and Kamiya Satoshi

Musical Careers

2000 Won Encouragement Award at the 7th Japanese trombone competition
2002 Won Excellence Award at the 9th TIAA All Japan Classical Music Concert
2005 Won the 1st Trombone Quartet Competition in Zipang (Japan) ;
took master classes of Kuwata Akira at the Hamamatsu International Wind Instrument Academy and Festival;
Tied 2nd Place, Brass Section, the 3rd Tokyo Music Competition

Further Activities

Began learning trombone from 12 years of age


A wide range from classical to modern and contemporary pieces, performing in various styles including chamber ensemble and orchestras

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