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Tokyo Music Competition



Born in: Kagawa Prefecture, Japan
3rd place, and Audience Award, Wind Section, The 7th Tokyo Music Competition 2009

Musical Study Experiences

Began learning flute from 8 years of age
2005 Graduated from the Music High School Attached to the Faculty of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts
2009 Graduated from the Faculty of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts
2010 Studies at the Graduate School of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts


Previously studied under Tsumura Keiko, Nishida Naotaka, Asao Noriko, Takagi Ayako and Chang-Kook Kim

Musical Careers

2001 1st Place, the 2nd Japan Junior Wind and Percussion Competition
1st Place, Middle School Category, National, the 55th Student Music concours of Japan
2003 1st place, High School Category, National, the 57th Student Music concours of Japan
2005 Won Encouragement Award at the 6th Kobe International Flute Competition
2006 1st Place, Hyogo Prefectural Governor Award and Asahi Shimbun award, the 17th Japan Woodwind Competition
2009 Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts winning the Acanthus Music Prize and the Mitsubishi Estate Prize
3rd Place and Audience Award, Wind Section, the 7th Tokyo Music Competition
1st Place, Woodwind Category, the 14th Concert Marronnier 21
2nd Place, the 26th Japan Wind and Percussion Competition
2010 2nd Place, Flute Category, the 79th Music Competition of Japan

Further Activities

Performed in Seiji Ozawa Music Academy Opera Project IX "Die Fledermaus"
Performed with the Osaka Symphony Orchestra, the Geidai Philharmonia Orchestra, Tokyo and the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra


Solos, concertos and chamber music from Baroque to contemporary.
Strongly drawn to and focusing on Bach, Mozart and Romantic Era works.

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