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Tokyo Music Competition



Born in: Hokkaido, Japan
1st place, String Section, The 6th Tokyo Music Competition 2008

Musical Study Experiences

1988 Began learning violin from 4 years of age
2007 Graduated from the Department of Instrumental Music, the Faculty of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts
2008 Studies at Conservatoire à rayonnement régional de Paris


Previously studied under Hijikata Norihisa, Hijikata Yasuyuki, Mizuno Sachika, Tanaka Chikashi and Matsubara Katsuya; currently studies under Suzanne Gessner

Musical Careers

1998 Gold Prize, Mainichi junior music competition
2005 3rd Place (Top prize), University Category, the 15th Japan Classical Music Competition
Held duo recital in Sapporo
2006 During her university years, performed in Morning Concert and won the Ataka Prize; at that time also performed with the Geidai Philharmonia Orchestra, Tokyo
2nd Place, Young Artist Category, the 10th Eto Toshiya Violin Competition
Won Excellence Award at the Asahikawa Vienna Violin Seminar, and received a scholarship for taking classes in the Mozarteum Summer Academy
2007 Performed with the New Japan Philharmonic in the 10th Eto Toshiya Violin Competition Award Winners' Concert
1st Place, Chamber Music Category, the 2nd Burckhardt International Music Competition
Held a recital in Sapporo
2008 1st Place, the Concours de Violon Vatelot-Rampal
1st Place, String Section, the 6th Tokyo Music Competition

Further Activities

Quartet Ariosa Member


From Baroque to contemporary

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