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  • date of birth: October 2, 1997
  • currently studying with Régis Pasquier at École Normale de Musique de Paris;
  • previously graduated from Toho Gakuen Music High School and Toho Gakuen College Music Department, studying with Koichiro Harada and Michiko Kamiya;
  • she participated at Ishikawa Music Academy, Wiener Musikseminar, PyeongChang Music Festival & School, Ozawa International Chamber Music Academy Okushiga and International Music Academy Tignes.

Prizes: 1st Prize at Leonid Kogan International Competition for Young Violinists, The Best Award at Paris International Music Competition, 1st Prize at Concours International de Violon d’Avignon Ginette Neveu


First Round

Bach Grave and Fugue from Sonata in A minor for Solo Violin

Mozart Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major K. 218

Paganini Caprice No. 23

Second Round

Schubert Fantasy in C major for Violin and Piano D. 934

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

Poulenc Violin Sonata FP 119


Fauré Violin Sonata No. 1 in A major Op. 13

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

Milstein Paganiniana


Brahms Violin Concerto in D Major Op. 77