January 1, 2011

Gensousenshi Soramiredo

Gensousenshi Soramiredo

◆Momo (Violin) Birthday: 12/7 Favorite Anime/Games: Eden of the East, Digimon Adventure, ONE PIECE, Hakuouki Hobbies: Reading books and comics, songwriting, playing the piano, eating, watching mimicry programs on TV Good at: playing 1/16 size violin ◆Happako (Viola) Birthday: 8/16 Favorite Anime/Games: CLANNAD, PUELLA MAGI MADOKA MAGIKA, BLACK LAGOON, D.C, Dynasty Warriors... Read More

January 1, 2011

Gentaro Kagitomi

Gentaro Kagitomi

Born in 1986 in Niigata. Won 1st place at the “55th Zen Nippon Gakusei Ongaku Concours Tokyo Taikai Chugaku no Bu”, and the“1st Nippon Tchaikovsky Concours Seishonen no Bu”. Won 1st place in the “72nd Music Competition of Japan”, along with Leucadia Award, Sagimi Award, and Kuroyanagi Award. Until now, he has performed with Tokyo Symphony Orchestra under Kazuyoshi Akiyama,... Read More

January 1, 2011

Hajime Mizoguchi

Hajime Mizoguchi

Hajime Mizoguchi started playing the piano at the age of three, and the cello at the age of eleven. He majored in cello at Tokyo University of Arts in the music department. While in the university, he played for Junko Yagami, Chika Ueda and Karyoubin, and after graduation he played mainly as a studio musician for 6 years. At the age of 24, e suffered whiplash from the accident... Read More

January 1, 2011

Hiroco Ponissi

Hiroco Ponissi

Hiroco Ponissi, a standard jazz vocalist with her charming singing style, creates a distinct “one-and-only” work, integrating her various talents as an opera producer/production coordinator, and costume designer. Born in Tokyo, she studied fine arts, sculpture, video art and computer graphics in School of Visual Arts in NYC, joined Group New York and studied Method... Read More

May 1, 2013

Hiromi Uehara Start of New York Blue Note Performance, First Japanese ever to do so for 9 Years in a Row

Hiromi Uehara

With her newly released album “MOVE”, Hiromi Uehara, who has been touring along with Anthony Jackson (b), Simon Phillips (ds), has started a one week performance at Blue Note, a New York jazz club, from April 16th. It is her 9th year to do a one week performance in Blue Note. That is an unprecedented record as a Japanese. There was a long line in front of the club before the... Read More

January 1, 2011

Hisako Kawamura

Hisako Kawamura

Born in Nishinomiya (Japan), moved to Düsseldorf (Germany) with her family where she started to study piano under Kyoko Sawano. There are two mentors in Kawamura’s musical education: Malgorzata Bator-Schreiber in Göttingen who built her up musically and artistically, and Prof. Vladimir Krainev at the Hannover University of Music and Drama who developed her further to an artistic... Read More

January 1, 2011

Honoka Sato

佐藤帆乃佳

Honoka (Honoka Sato), born October 26, 1983 in Tokyo, Japan, is ajapanese singer-songwriter and violinist. She made her major debut on the Sony Music Japan label with the album “Wedding Kiss” in 2010. Profile: Name: Sato Honoka Birthday: October 26, 1983 Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan Blood Type: O Instruments: Violin, piano Influences: G-clef, KRYZLER & KOMPANY, Akeboshi Education:... Read More

January 1, 2011

Ikuko Kawai

Ikuko Kawai

Ikuko Kawai, violinist and composer Birthplace: Takamatsu, Kagawa, Japan. Graduated from the department and completed the graduate course at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music. Currently, Professor at Osaka University of the Arts (the department of music). Ikuko Kawai is a violinist and composer, who combines theatrical art techniques with distinguished creativity.... Read More

January 1, 2011

Iwao Furusawa

Iwao Furusawa

After graduating Toho Gakuen with top grades, graduated from The Curtis Institute of Music, and studied under the likes of Milstein, Vegh, and Gitlis at Morzarteum University of Salzburg. Has performed alongside internationally acclaimed artists such as Yo-Yo Ma and Stephane Grappelli. Won 1st place at the Nippon Ongaku Concours. In 1986, formed a band with Taro Hakase and incorporated... Read More

January 1, 2011

Kaoru Namba

Kaoru Namba

Began playing the piano at age 3, and the flute at age 11. She graduated from the music department at Toho Girl’s High School, Toho Gakuen University, and graduate school of the same university. Won 3rd place in the “Nippon Flute Concours” (also won Audience award, and Mushakoji Senke award), 2nd place in the Japan Flute Convention Competition, “Kan Dagakki Concours”,... Read More