Eri Takimura

Eri Takimura ,Violin

Born in Kobe City.

After winning the 1st prize at the 54th All Japan Student Music Competition National Convention, he won the 3rd Tokyo Music Competition, the 8th Forval Scholarship Stradivarius Competition, and the 77th Music Competition of Japan.

He has performed with many orchestras including the Kansai Philharmonic Orchestra, Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, Yomiuri Nikkyo Philharmonic Orchestra, Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, Osaka Symphony Orchestra, and Geidai Philharmonic Orchestra.

In addition to holding solo recitals and chamber music concerts in various places, he is developing a variety of outreach activities as an artist for the Regional Creation Public Hall Music Revitalization Project.

2010 Chanel Pygmalion Days artist, Kioi Sinfonietta Tokyo season member. After attending the high school attached to Tokyo University of the Arts, he graduated from the same university at the top of his class and completed its graduate school. Received the Ataka Award, Acanthus Award, and Mitsubishi Estate Award while on campus.

In the fall of 2011, he traveled to Europe and completed the graduate school of the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna in the summer of 2013 with a grant from the Rohm Music Foundation. After studying in master classes throughout Europe, she performed with the Philharmonie Baden-Baden as a selected soloist at the Carl Flesch Academy in Germany. He was awarded the "Brahms Preis" by the Brahms Society of Baden-Baden for his performance.

Received the 2013 Kobe City Cultural Encouragement Award.

Received the 2014 Sakai Tokitada Music Award.

In January 2015, he joined the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra as principal second violinist.

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