Takamori Arai

Arai Takamori - full


Winner of numerous prizes in international and national competitions, Takamori is a graduate of The Tokyo University of Arts with the top score and the Acanthus Music Prize for such outstanding academic achievements. During his college years he was selected numerous times as a soloist with the university symphony orchestras, and played under baton of such conductors as Prof. Kazuki Sawa, Prof Douglas Bostock, and Prof. Ken Takaseki. He studied with Prof. Eduard Schmieder in his international class Artist Diploma program at the Boyer College of Music at Temple University in Philadelphia as a recipient of the scholarship. Currently he is in the doctoral degree program in Tokyo, working with Prof. Takashi Shimizu and Prof. Sung Yang.  In 2014 he was selected as a soloist of the Musical Activity Supporting System by YAMAHA Music Foundation, and has been performing in concerts and music festivals in Europe.
This is his third season with iPalpiti.