Participants 2020
Mao Noroika Piano
Mao has been playing the piano since the age of five. She graduated with the highest rating from Toho Gakuen College of Drama and Music in Tokyo. During her studies, she performed on many stages and performed at a select graduation concert.

She received a scholarship from the Fukushima Foundation. She transferred to the Toho Gakuen School of Music, where she graduated in 2019.

She won first prize at the Roppongi International Competition, received an honorable mention at the Rosenstock International Piano Competition, and was awarded the highest award in the category of ”University Musicians“ at the AOI Music Competition. She has studied with teachers R. Kado, K. Tuchida, Ch. Ogino and Y. Hirose. She is currently studying for a masterś degree under prof. K. Bilinská and F. Malý.

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