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Tokyo Music Competition



Born in: Akita Prefecture, Japan
3rd place, String Section, The 3rd Tokyo Music Competition 2005

Musical Study Experiences

1999 Graduated from the violin course of Toho Gakuen Music High School; studied at University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna
2001-2004 Exchange student to Musikhochschule Lübeck (Germany)


Studied under Sumi Takeaki, Tokunaga Tsugio, Eguchi Yuka, Kobayashi Kenji, Rainer Küchl, Shmuel Ashkenasi, Mihaela Martin and Shinozaki Fuminori

Musical Careers

1993 Held debut recital at the Hamarikyu Asahi Hall
1999 Invited to Contemporary Music Festival in Graz, Austria
2000 Held solo recital in Salzburg, Austria
2003 Held solo recital in Tokyo
2004 Performed at the Ishikawa Music Academy Chamber Music Concert with Pascal Rogé and Roland Daugareil
2005 Top rank and the Bach Prize at the IBLA Grand Prize International Music Competition;
3rd Place, String Section, the 3rd Tokyo Music Competition;
2nd (Top Rank) Place, Concorso Internazionale di Violino Michelangelo Abbado (Italy)
2006 Invited to the U.S.A. hosted IBLA Gala Concert and performed on concert tour in various cities, starting at the Carnegie Hall
Current Attracting attention from a variety of media including T.V. and newspapers, works as a versatile artist focused on solo and chamber music
As a soloist, she has been performing with the Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra, the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra
In 2010, released the CD "Taiju no Shizuku"
A member of Tokyo Mozart Players

Further Activities

Performed at and participated in the Miyazaki International Music Festival, the Bowdoin International Music Festival, the MUSIC FESTIVAL Argerich's Meeting Point in Beppu (Beppu Argerich Music Festival), Krems music festival, Salzburg Festspiele, Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival and more


Solos and chamber music from Baroque to contemporary

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