Languages : English, Japanese)
| Takahiro Hoshino was born
in Hokkaido, Japan in 1969. At the age of 4, he began to learn the
piano and improvised and played his own music. The following year,
he gave his first piano performance. When he was 12, he won The 1st
prize in All Japan Youth Music Competition of Hokkaido and 3rd prize
in All Japan Youth Music Competition of Tokyo, Japan.
|From the Following year he
studied at INTERNATIONALEN SOMMERAKADEMIE of the MOZARTEUM MUSIKAKADEMIE
in Salzburg, Austria for 3 years and was chosen to be one of the best
pianist for the Gala concert every year. Since 1985 he had studied
at the TOHO Gakuen High School of Music, Tokyo, TOHO Gakuen College
of Music, and research student, Tokyo.
During his musical studies in Tokyo, he won many national prizes,
Japan-Austria Culture Society New Artist Audition / All Japan Soloist
Contest, Tokyo / Hokkaido International Music Exchange Society "HIMES"
Competition, Sapporo / IENAGA MUSIC Office Piano Audition, Tokyo and
he had many piano recitals and Gala concerts in Japan.
After graduating from TOHO Gakuen College Of Music, he studied abroad
at the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest in 1994 . From 1998
he received scholarship for his studies from Hungarian State. During
his musical studies in Europe, he won many International prizes. Maria
Canals International Competition, Barcelona (Special Medalist 4th
prize) / Viotti= Valsesia(ValsesiaMusica) International Music Competition,
Italy(2nd prize) / Cantu International Piano and Orchestra Competition
(1st prize and Public prize ) / Masterplayers International Music
& Conductor Competition, Poland & Switzerland(Masterplayers
Grand Prize and Honor prize) / TIM ROMA, Italy(Special Honor prize).
He has given many concerts as a soloist with the Moscow Philharmonic
Orchestra, Hungarian symphony Orchestra, Hungarian MAV Symphony Orchestra,
Hungary Szolnok Symphony Orchestra, Romanian National State Philharmonic
Orchestra, Romanian Craiova Philharmonic Orchestra, Polish Sudeteka
Philharmonic Orchestra, Lugano Festival Philharmonic Orchestra and
Prague Chamber Philharmonic orchestra. In addition to cities in Japan
he has had piano recitals and Gala concerts in several European towns
including Salzburg, Lugano, Milan, Florence, Paris, Prague as well
He was invited from at "7th Yong Prague International Music Festival"
at Rudolfinum-Dvorak Hall, Prague and "Hungarian 5 Lyra International
Music Festival". And he was given "Hungarian 5 Lyra Prize"
for the best talented musicians in 2000, his official debut recital
in Tokyo was a great success and highly evaluated by music journals
and musicians. One of the journals, "OngakuGendai" appreciated
highly his performances and talent on the top page as "One of
the best 10 pianists in Japan".
After that he has given some recitals and joint concerts in Sapporo,
Hiroshima, Nagoya, Gifu, Fukuoka as well as Tokyo. Last Autumn he
has invited as a soloist with the Sapporo Symphonic Orchestra and
Prague Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra.
His CD Albumes "LISZT-SCHUBERT", "Apassionata-Kreisleriana",
"LISZT I" were released by AURORA CLASSICAL and Octavia
Record.It was appreciated highly by many Music Magazines.
Until now he had taken lessons from Hiroyasu KAWAHARA, Noriyuki Miyazawa,
Sadako MATSUOKA, Etsko TAZAKI, Gyorgy NADOR, Ferenc RADOS, Vincenzo
BALZANI, Eric HEIDSIECK.
At present, he performs in concerts and also teaches at UENO Gakuen
College of Music,Tokyo and TOHO Gakuen College of Music, Tokyo and
is Guest Professor of the Sapporo Conservatoire.