Orchestra

The 16th World Convention Commemorative Orchestra

 Concert master
Naoko Ogihara
Graduated from Berlin University of the Arts and the Hamburg Academy of Music and Theater. Concertmaster of WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne

 Violin
Chihiro Inda
Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts and Royal Academy of Music. Actively performing solo and chamber music in Japan and overseas countries.
Mai Ota
Graduated from Tokyo College of Music. Actively performing in Belgium and Japan.
Nobuko Kaiwa
Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts. Member of Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra and  Kioi Sinfonietta Tokyo.
Izumi Kamata
Graduated from the Juilliard School of Music. Member of Kioi Sinfonietta Tokyo.
Kyoko Katami
Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts and Berlin University of the Arts. Former member of Tokyo Symphony Orchestra. Member of Japan Federation of Musicians.Graduated from the Juilliard School of Music. Member of Kioi Sinfonietta Tokyo.
Kyoko Kitamura
Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts. The first concert master of Geidai Philharmonia, TokyoGraduated from the Juilliard School of Music. Member of Kioi Sinfonietta Tokyo.
Daiki Shimizu
Graduated from Toho Gakuen College Music Department. Former concert master of New Japan Philharmonic.  Special guest instructor  of Toho Symphony Orchestra.
Harumi Takada
Completed graduate school at Tokyo University of the Arts. Member of Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra.  Member of  Orchestra Libera Classica.
Junko Chiba
Graduated from the Juilliard School of Music. Member of Kioi Sinfonietta Tokyo. Instructor of Senzoku Gakuen College of Music.
Masahide Denda
Studied at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna. Former concertmaster of Sendai Philharmonic OrchestraGraduated from the Juilliard School of Music. Member of Kioi Sinfonietta Tokyo.
Shima Nakano
Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts and Conservatoire de Musique de Genève. Member of Kyoto Symphony Orchestra.
Sonoko Numata
Won prizes in many competitions including Paganini Competition. Instructor of Tokyo University of the Arts.
Akemi Nozue
Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts. Adjunct instructor of Ibaraki University College of Education
Mizue Hirabayashi
Completed undergraduate course and graduate school of Tokyo University of the Arts. Principal violinist of Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo.
Chie Hiranami
Graduated from Toho Gakuen College Music Department.
Takao Furihata
Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts. Member of NHK Symphony Orchestra.
Hiroaki Matsuno
Studied at Toho Gakuen College Music Department and New England Conservatory of Music. Guest concertmaster of Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra
Wataru Mikami
Graduated from Toho Gakuen College Music Department and completed graduate school at Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.
Kana Miyasaka
Graduated from Kunitachi College of Music. Member of Gunma Symphony Orchestra.
Tomoko Yoshimura
Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts.  Principal violinist of New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra.
Sakurako Waseda
Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts. Instructor of Showa University of Music. Acupuncture, moxibustion practitioner.
Zachry DePue
Graduated  from the Curtis Institute of Music. Concertmaster of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
Nicolas Kendall
Graduated  from the Curtis Institute of Music. Member of the East Coast Chamber Orchestra (ECCO). 
Yasser El Serafi
SConcertmaster of the Cairo Symphony Orchestra.

 Viola
Saeko Oguma
Graduated from Toho Gakuen College Music Department. Second principal violist of Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.
Takuya Oda
Graduated from Nagoya University of Arts. Member of Kyoto Symphony Orchestra.
Yoshiko Kawamoto
Member of the Saito Kinen Orchestra. Member of Mito Chamber Orchestra.
Daisuke Kato
Member of Gunma Symphony Orchestra.
Takeshi Kiriyama
Completed graduate school at Tokyo University of the Arts. The first prize winner of the International Early Music Competition in Brugge. Associate Professor of Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music
Sachiko Taoka
Graduated from Tokyo College of Music. Member of Gunma Symphony Orchestra.
Shizuka Nakamura
Member of Saito Kinen Orchestra and Mito Chamber Orchestra. Associate Professor of Tokyo College of Music.
Yukiyo Hirano
Graduated from Toho Gakuen Graduate School. Performing as independent violist.
 
 Cello
Shinichi Eguchi
Obtained the Premier Prix of Conservatoire de Paris. Member of Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra.
Hikaru Sato
While in Tokyo University of the Arts, studied abroad and graduated from Conservatoire de Paris. Member of Orchestra de Paris.
Karan Nagase
Member of Gunma Symphony Orchestra.
Ichiro Hasebe
The first prize winner of the 64th Music Competition of Japan. Member of Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra.
Koji Yanagida
Principal cellist of Gunma Symphony Orchestra.
Tatsuki Watanabe
Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts and the University of Music Detmold. Principal cellist of Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra.

 Contrabass
Ranaan Meyer
Graduated  from the Curtis Institute of Music. Jazz musician and composer.