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Tokyo Music Competition



Born in: Tochigi Prefecture, Japan
3rd place, Wind Section, The 3rd Tokyo Music Competition 2005

Musical Study Experiences

2000 Graduated from the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Keio University (Keio SFC)
2005 Graduated from the Faculty of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts
Completed masters studies at the Graduate School of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts


Studied flute under Karino Yoshihiro, Sato Naomi, Kanda Hiroaki, Nakagawa Masami, Chang-Kook Kim and Nakano Tomio; chamber music under Kanda Hiroaki; received open lessons from Davide Formisano

Musical Careers

1994 Finalist, the 17th Tochigi Prefecture Music Competition for Students
2004 Performed in Tokyo University of the Arts Bach Kantaten Club led by Kobayashi Michio playing Johannes-Passion; participated in the 6th MUSIC FESTIVAL Argerich's Meeting Point in Beppu (Beppu Argerich Music Festival)
2005 Performed in Tokyo University of the Arts Bach Kantaten Club led by Kobayashi Michio;
3rd Place, Wind Section, the 3rd Tokyo Music Competition
2007 In October, performed in the Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum Museum Concert

Further Activities

Began learning flute from 15 years of age


A wide range from Baroque to contemporary

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