Takashi Yamamoto



Born in '83. In '01, he graduated from Toho Sr. High School with top honors and studied at the soloist diploma course later. Since '03 he has been studying at Chopin Music Academy in Warsaw under Prof. P. Paleczny. In '04 he was awarded 3rd prize at 56th Prague Spring Int'l Music Competition with the special prize for youngest finalist. In '05 he was awarded 1st prize at 4th Seiler Int'l Competition with a special prize to the most outstanding performer of works by Chopin. His latest achievement is 4th prize at 15th Int'l Chopin Competition in '05, and 2nd prize at Gina Bachauer Int'l Piano Competition in '06.