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2017.1.30

YR Arts, Co. is established. Please check back for updated on concerts/events for flutist YASUKA NAMBU and violinist REINA NAMBU.

ARTISTS

Flutist: Yasuka Nambu

 

Since returning to her home country, Yasuka Nambu has quickly established herself as one of the leading flutists in Japan. Recipient of the 2007 Osaka Arts Award, the 2008 Sakai Tokitada Music Award of the Hyogo Prefecture and the 2009 Kobe City Arts Award, she has performed with the Japan Philharmonic, the Osaka Philharmonic, the Yamagata Symphony Orchestra, the PAC Orchestra Hyogo, the Israel Philharmonic Soloists (Israel), and the Amadeus Chamber Orchestra of Polish Radio, among others.

Concerts and recitals take her throughout Japan, Germany, China (incl. Hong Kong) and the U.S. She has performed at the Carnegie Hall with koto player Yoko Nishi, the Expo 2010 Shanghai, the Junko Koshino Collection, figure skating exhibitions with Japan’s leading skaters, and also on NHK-TV and NHK-Radio.

She has served as a Visiting Professor of Ashiya University (2015-2016) and a Visiting Researcher and the 2011 artist-in-residence of Columbia University, USA. She is currently a member of the IlluminArt Philharmonie Orchestra.

 

HP: http://www.yasuka-nambu.com

Violinist: Reina Nambu

 

Combining virtuosity and elegance, Reina Nambu is in high demand both as a classical violinist and in the popular music scenes in Japan.

She debuted in her home country to wide acclaim, playing Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto with the Osaka and Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestras, followed by the recent concerto performance with the Ensemble Kobe. She is currently the promotion artist of Tokyo IGIN, taking her on concert tours throughout Japan.

Born in the U.S. Reina Nambu holds a Bachelor of Music from the Mannes School of Music. She has acted as the concert mistress of several youth orchestras, has performed in such venues as the Carnegie Hall and the Alice Tully Hall of the Lincoln Center, and has also participated in such music festivals as the Mozarteum International Summer Academy and the Bowdoin International Music Festival. Her teachers include: Nobu Wakabayashi, Lewis Kaplan, Michelle Kim, and Hamao Fujiwara.

 

HP: http://www.reina-nambu.com