Tokyo Music Competition
Born in: Chiba Prefecture, Japan
3rd place, String Section, The 18th Tokyo Music Competition 2020
Musical Study Experiences
March 2014 Enrolled in the Violin Course of the Tokyo Metropolitan Senior High School of Fine Arts, Performing Arts and Classical Music
April 2015 Enrolled in the Faculty of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts
2017 Enrolled in and currently studying at the Viola Soloist Program of the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna
Studied violin under SAKON Kyoko, KUBOTA Shigeo, and TAMAI Natsumi.
Studied viola under ONO Kaoru, SUGANUMA Junji, Wolfgang KLOSS, Ulrich SCHÖNAUER, Thomas SELDITZ, and OHYAMA Heiichiro.
Studied chamber music under MATSUBARA Katsuya, NAKAGI Kenji, and Johannes MEISSL.
|2013||1st Place, Kanagawa Prefectural Governor's Prize, and Television KANAGAWA Prize, String Category, the 15th Japan Player's Competition|
|2015||1st Place and Grand Prize, Prof. Dichler-Competition (Vienna)|
|2018||Highest Rank (2nd Place; 1st place not awarded), Viola Category, Anton Rubinstein International Music Competition (Düsseldorf, Germany)
2nd Place, the Romanian International Music Competition In Japan
3rd Place, String Section, the 16th Tokyo Music Competition
|2019||Awarded diploma from the international competition for classical music held in Vienna|
|2020||3rd Place, String Section, the 18th Tokyo Music Competition
2nd Place, Viola Category, International Johannes Brahms Competition (Pörtschach, Austria)
Aritomi has been selected as a performer of all concerts at the master classes which she attended including the International Master Classes of Wiener Musik Seminar, the Allegro Vivo Festival, and International Music Academy Orpheus, receiving high praise for her performances.
Also she performed in various concerts in Japan and overseas including: the 42nd Geidai Chamber Music Concert featuring the successful auditionees, Station Concerts hosted by the Metro Cultural Foundation, and Salzburg Festival.
⁃ the Rohm Music Foundation 2019 & 2020 scholarship
⁃ the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna's Anny Felbermayer Fund 2019 & 2020 scholarship
⁃ Fondation Josef & Harrietta Krips 2020 scholarship (Switzerland) with a recommendation from the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna
Bartók: Viola Concerto
Walton: Viola Concerto
Brahms: Sonata for Viola and Piano No.1
Bowen: Sonata for Viola and Piano No.1
Hindemith: Sonata for Viola and Piano, Op.11-4
Clarke: Sonata for Viola and Piano
Enescu: Concert Piece for Viola and Piano
Ravel: String Quartet
Debussy: String Quartet
Brahms: String Sextet No.1
Mendelssohn: String Octet