SHIKATA Kyoko

SHIKATA Kyoko

SHIKATA Kyoko

  • Professor
  • Strings
  • Violin

After graduating from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Kyoko Shikata entered Hochschule für Music Freiburg and studied under W. Marschner. She won the first prize at "Ludwig Spohr International Violin Competition" in 1982. She was the first concertmaster of WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln from 1990 to 2003. She has been a music director of the Affinis Summer Music Festival, concertmistress of the Hyogo Performing Arts Center Orchestra, and solo concertmaster of the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra.