b. Nagano, Japan. B.M., Toho Gakuen School of Music; M.M., Manhattan School of Music; Professional Studies Diploma, Mannes College of Music. Soloist with Filarmonica de Jalisco, Sinfonica de Coyoacan and UNAM Chamber Orchestra in Mexico City. Chamber and recitals in Helsinki, Tokyo, San Jose, Barcelona, Bellagio. Studies with Karl Ulrich Schnabel, German Diez, Hugo Goldenzweig, Yoriko Takahashi and Jerome Rose.