FIRST PRIZE (2023)
Wakana Noguchi, violin
Started playing the violin at the age of five.After graduating from the Music High School attached to the Faculty of Music of Tokyo University of the Arts, graduated first in the class from the Department of Instrumental Music, Tokyo University of the Arts, majoring in stringed instruments. Upon graduation, received the Acanthus Music Prize and the Mitsubishi Estate Prize. completed the Sixth Higher Diploma in Performance at the Paris Ecole Normale Conservatoire with unanimous acclaim from the jury. also skipped the Diplôme d'école normale supérieure d'école de musique et d'études concertantes with first prize and jury acclaim. have studied under Mr. Takashi Shimizu. I am currently enrolled in the second program at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris. Studied under Olivier Charlier and Régis Pasquier.