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Akane Matsumura

Born on March 30, 1981 in Tokushima, Japan, she began piano lessons at the age of four under the direction of Professor Toshiko Kosai. She attended "The Music High School attached to the Faculty of Music, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music" and studied under Professor Haruo Kometani, graduating in 1999. Two years later, in 2001, she was accepted into The Juilliard School and studied under the renowned pianist professor Herbert Stessin, graduating with a Bachelor of Music in May 2006. She completed two Master degrees - Solist Diploma in 2011, Konzert Diploma in 2009, under Professor Adrian Oetiker at Hochschule für Musik, Musik-Akademie der Stadt Basel, Switzerland.

From 2011-2019, she collaborated as a pianist under professor Ivan Monighetti and professor Sol Gabetta as well as an accompanist for masterclasses of guest musicians at Musik-Akademie der Stadt Basel, Gstaad Menuhin Festival, Internationale Musikakademie in Liechtenstein, Solsberg Festival, and International Competitions and Audition.

Currently, she is internationally performing as a soloist, as a chamber musician with various instrumentalists, e.g. Brahms Quartet Hotpink. Also, she studies Djembe improvisation under Pierre Favre.

https://akanematsumura.com

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