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MATSUMOTO Ayu(Violoncello)

At the age of nine, started Cello. Graduated from Toho Gakuen Music High School and Toho Gakuen School of Music.
Received the Outstanding Performance Award in “the 5th Tama Fresh Music Concert” and the Encouragement Award in “the 10th Ishikawa Music Academy”. 
Won the third prize in “the 20th Japan Classical Music Competition”. The 3rd, 4th and 5th Fellow of Suntory Hall Chamber Music Academy.
Studied with Hakuro MOURI, Shunsuke FUJIIMURA, Genichi WATANABE and late Mitsuaki TAKASU, respectively.

Commission player of Toho Gakuen School of Music.