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Tokyo Music Competition



Born in: Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
2nd place, Piano Section, The 6th Tokyo Music Competition 2008

Musical Study Experiences

1996 Joined Toho Gakuen The Music School for Children
2010 Graduated from Toho Gakuen Music High School
2013 4th year Student at Toho Gakuen College Music Department


Previously studied chamber music under Tokyo String Quartet, Mikami Katsurako, Fujiwara Hamao, Tsutsumi Tsuyoshi; piano under Esaki Mitsuyo, Kato Nobuyoshi, Yokoyama Yukio and Murakami Gen-ichiro

Musical Careers

1991 Born in Kanagawa Prefecture, began learning piano at 4 years of age from piano teacher parents
2000 With the invitation of Elena Rossman, performed in a concert at Carnegie Hall in New York
2002 1st Place, the Nomura Prize and the Tsuzuki Music prize, Primary School Category, National, the 56th Student Music concours of Japan
2003 Since 2003, received scholarship from Toho Gakuen College Music Department
3rd Place, A Category, the 9th Ettlingen International Competition for Young Pianists
2008 2nd Place, Piano Section, the 6th Tokyo Music Competition
2009 Participated in EURO MUSIC ACADEMY&FESTIVAL in Leipzig, Germany
Held her first solo recital at the Kawai Omotesando Concert Salon "Pause"
2010 2nd Place, the Chopin Competition in Japan; the competition was specially broadcast by Nippon Television Network’s ZERO
2011 Participated in the 3rd International Summer Academy Lüneburger Heide in Hanover, Germany and performed excerpts of Chopin’s Concerto No.1 and Brahms’ Piano Quintet with the Wratislavia Chamber Orchestra
2012 Performed Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto with Brasov Philharmonic Orchestra in Romania, led by Soga Daisuke
May: performed in the Music University Festival at the Yamaha Hall (Ginza, Tokyo)
2013 February: Performed Rachmaninoff’s Concerto No. 2 with the Sasebo Citizen Orchestra led by Fujisaki Nami
March: Performed in the Piano Concert Series Acrossing Ishikawa at La Folle Journee au Japon in Kanazawa 2013
April: 1st Place, the 1st Toho Concerto Competition
June: Performed at the JT Art Hall Affinis Afternoon Concert by music college students
October: 1st Place, the Nomura Prize, Iguchi Prize, Kawai Prize and Miyake Prize, the 82nd Music Competition of Japan;
at the final, performed Rachmaninoff’s Concerto No. 3 and became the first female performer to win 1st place in 8 years

Further Activities

Previously performed with various Japanese and overseas orchestras including the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra led by Watanabe Kazumasa, the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra led by Genda Shigeo, the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra led by Takaseki Ken, Senzoku Gakuen College of Music Orchestra led by Akiyama Kazuyoshi, the Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra, the Brasov Philharmonic Orchestra, and Poland Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra.
Performed also with numerous other chamber ensembles. She has been a recipient of the scholarship from the Meiji Yasuda Cultural Foundation since 2012.


While studying mainly German music such as pieces written by Beethoven and Mozart, I have expanded my interests to include Chopin and Russian Music and other contemporary music which are also fascinating to me.

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