ACCOMPANYING PIANIST SAXOFON SPECIALTY
He studied piano at the National University of Music and Fine Arts in Tokyo with Mutsuko Kobayashi, where he obtained the highest score as a soloist. At the age of 16, he participated in the musical university course of Poitiers in France, having masterclass of Vlado Perlemuter (only piano student of M. Ravel) and Geneviève Joy (wife of O. Messiaen). At the same time he has received great advice from pianists such as: Vlado Perlemuter, Badura Skoda, Jorge Pludermacher, Jacque Rouvier, Vladimir Tropp and Aquiles Delle Vigne. 1997-2001 He expanded his piano studies at the Conservatoire Royal in Brussels, under the direction of Jean-Claude Vanden Eynden and Burkard Spinley. There he obtains the First Prize of Chamber Music and the Higher Diploma of piano with great distinction.
He has been awarded in different international competitions, obtaining the Grand Prize of the Union of Education in Japan, First in the City of Huesca Contest, Second in the Maria Canals Contest in Barcelona, Third Prize and Award for the Best Interpretation of Spanish Music in the Ciutat de Carlet Contest, Honor Award in TIM and second in the Ciudad del Ferrol Contest where he obtains the Audience Award and the Prize for the Best Interpretation of Spanish Music.
As a soloist he has collaborated with the Tokyo New Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra, Orchestra of Valencia and the Symphonic Orchestra of Galicia.
He has performed as a soloist in venues such as Suntry Hall in Tokyo, Palau de la Música Catalana, Auditorium in Pontevedra, Auditorium in Zaragoza, Palais de Beaux Arts in Brussels or Liege Philharmonic Hall, and countries such as Japan, Italy, Holland, France, Belgium, Australia and Spain.
As chamber music, he has shared the stage with musicians such as Arto Noras (Chello), Yuko Imai (Viola), Vincent David (Saxophone), Arno Borncamp (Saxophone), Alejandro Bustamante (Violin).
He was invited as a teacher or artist at several festivals such as the Santander Music and Festival Encounter, Andorra Sax Fest, or Panticosa International Festival.
He currently resides in Aragón, combining his concert activity with the pedagogical as Professor at the Superior Conservatory of Aragon.