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  • date of birth: October 11, 1991
  • studied with Yuko Mori and in masterclasses with Ivry Gitlis, Jean-Jacques Kantorow, Jean-Pierre Wallez, David Quiggle;
  • in addition to her musical studies, she graduated in 2017 from the Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine with a Medical Degree;
  • performed with many of the leading orchestras in Japan including the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Kyoto Symphony, Osaka Philharmonic;
  • she has performed chamber music or as a soloist with musicians such as Augustin Dumay, James Ehnes.

Prizes: 2nd Prize and the Audience Prize from the 77th National Music Competition of Japan


First Round

Bach Ciaccona from Partita in D minor for Solo Violin

Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major K. 219

Paganini Caprice No. 1

Second Round

Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 6 in A major Op. 30 No. 1

Enescu “Ménétrier” from Impressions d’enfance Suite Op. 28

Jolivet Suite rhapsodique for Solo Violin


Debussy Violin Sonata in G minor L. 148

Enescu Sonata No. 3 in A minor for Violin and Piano Op. 25, “dans le caractère populaire roumain”

Ravel Tzigane


Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor Op. 64