Mayumi Hama

Mayumi Hama ,Marimba


Mayumi Hama

A virtuoso percussionist with a passion for marimba, [Her Name] has established herself as a leading figure in the global percussion community through her exceptional performances and contributions to the art form.

Having graduated from Toho Gakuen University Music Department with top honors in Percussion, majoring in Marimba, Mayumi continued her musical journey by pursuing graduate studies at the University of Michigan Percussion Department Graduate School.

In 1999, Mayumi achieved remarkable success by securing the 2nd place at the prestigious 2nd World Marimba Competition, showcasing her extraordinary talent and dedication to her craft on an international stage.

Throughout her career, Mayumi has collaborated with esteemed ensembles and performed at renowned venues worldwide. Notably, she has graced the stage with the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra and participated in the world premiere of the percussion opera "The Shattered Mirror" at the Percussive Arts Society Convention in Florida, USA.

As a sought-after performer and educator, Mayumi has shared her expertise at various events and institutions across the globe. From the World Marimba Festival in Osaka to The University of California Davis Percussion Festival in the USA, and masterclasses at Chiapas State University of Arts and Sciences in Mexico, she has left an indelible mark on the international percussion community.

In addition to her illustrious career on the concert stage, Mayumi is deeply committed to community engagement and outreach. She regularly hosts salon concerts at schools, public facilities, welfare facilities, hospitals, and more, making music accessible to people of all backgrounds.

Recognized for her artistic excellence, Mayumi has received acclaim for her solo CD "Soundscapes," released in the United States in 2000, which garnered praise from various music publications. Furthermore, her collaborative efforts resulted in the release of the duo CD "The Breath of the Tree" in 2010, showcasing her versatility and artistry as a percussionist.

As an artist dedicated to fostering musical innovation and cultural exchange, [Her Name] continues to inspire audiences worldwide with her captivating performances and unwavering commitment to the art of percussion.


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