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– date of birth: April 28, 1989
– currently studies at Karlsruhe University of Music in Germany with Prof. Kaya Han and at Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts with Prof. Angelika Merkle (Chamber Music);
– studied at the Musashino Academy of Music in Tokyo;
– participated at masterclasses given by musicians such as Pascal Devoyon, Peter Lang, Jacques Rouvier.

Prizes: laureate of the Marbella International Competition (2017) and Brahms International Competition in Detmold (2019)


First Round

Bach Prelude and Fugue in C sharp minor, WTC II Haydn Sonata in C minor Hob. XVI: 20 Chopin Étude Op. 25 No. 12 Debussy Étude No. 3, pour les quartes

Second Round

Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 31 in A flat major Op. 110 Brahms 6 Klavierstücke Op. 118


Enescu Piano Sonata No. 3 in D major Op. 24 Prokofiev Piano Sonata No. 8 in B flat major Op. 84


Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor Op. 15