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Tokyo Music Competition



Born in: Hyogo Prefecture, Japan
1st place, String Section, The 3rd Tokyo Music Competition 2005

Musical Study Experiences

2005 Graduated from the Music High School Attached to the Faculty of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts
2006 Passed the 15th ABC Newcomer Audition
2008 Tokyo University of the Arts campus winner of the Ataka Prize
2009 Graduated top of class from Tokyo University of the Arts
After completing studies at the Graduate School of Tokyo University of the Arts, received a scholarship from the Rohm Music Foundation and completed her graduate studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna in 2013


Previously studied violin under Murata Takako, Kida Masako, Gérard Poulet, Tamai Natsumi, Okayama Kiyoshi and chamber music under Suganuma Junji, Okayama Kiyoshi, Matsubara Katsuya, Yamazaki Nobuko, Yamamoto Hiroyasu and Matsumoto Kazumasa

Musical Careers

2000 1st Place, the Togi prize, the Uzuka prize, the Mainichi Shimbun Junior High School Newspaper prize, and the Tsuzuki Music prize of Middle School Category at National of the 54th Student Music concours of Japan;
IMA Music Award, the Ishikawa Music Academy ;
Excellence Award, the Kobe Bunka Hall Festival 2000—Habatake Kobe Musicians III
2001 1st Place and the Art Prize, Strings of Middle School Category, the Yokosuka YBP Competition;
performed in the education program at the 6th Miyazaki Music Festival
2002 Performed Saint-Saëns’ Violin Concerto at the Symphony Hall with the Kansai Philharmonic Orchestra
2003 Performed Vieuxtemps’ Violin Concerto in Wakakusa Monogatari IV with the Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra;
performed Bruch’s Schottische Fantasie at the Kansai Philharmonic Orchestra's Kobe Special Concert;
NHK-FM Masterpiece Recital's public recording at the NHK Osaka Hall;
performed Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto at the Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra's 30th Foundation Anniversary Special Concert
2004 Performed Bruch’s Violin Concerto in "Muse tachi no Kyoen" at the NHK Osaka Hall with the Kansai Philharmonic Orchestra;
performed as Stella Quartet at the Royal Academy of Music and Eton College as a part of the festival "Spirit of Youth in England"
2005 Won the "Midori no Kaze" encouragement award as Stella Quartet at the Haramura chamber music seminar ; performed as Stella Quartet in the ensemble series at the Rokkatei Hall and JT Art Hall Affinis;
performed Mozart’s Violin Concerto at the Hoshizora Concert (twilight concert) with the Kobe City Chamber Orchestra;
1st Place, String Section, the 3rd Tokyo Music Competition
2006 Performed Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto at the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan with the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra;
performed in the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Morning Concert and the Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum's Museum Concert;
passed the 15th ABC Newcomer Audition;
the Outstanding Performer Award, String and Piano Duet Category, the 7th Japan Ensemble Competition;
performed as a member of the Tokyo Geidai Chamber Orchestra at the University of Music and Theatre "Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy" Leipzig, Hochschule für Musik und Theater München, the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna and more;
also performed as Stella Quartet at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna
2007 Performed Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto at Meikyoku (masterpiece) Fresh Concert with the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra;
performed in the Unifem sponsored recital at the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan;
1st Place, the 8th Forval Scholarship Stradivarius Concours;
loaned 1697 Model "Rainville"
2008 Performed a violin concerto with the New Japan Philharmonic;
won the 21st Ichikawa City Newcomer Audition Excellence Award
1st Place, Leucadia prize, Sumi prize and Kuroyanagi prize at the 77th Music Competition of Japan

Further Activities

The Dentsu Scholarship Foundation Graduate Benefits Scholarship Student
2010/11 Registered Artist of the Public Hall Music Activation Program organized by the Japan Foundation for Regional Art-Activities


Solos and chamber music from the Baroque Period to contemporary

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