He is a bassoonist born in Kobe,
Japan, who studied at
Tokyo’s Toho Gakuen School of Music for four years from 1977.
In 1981 he relocated to the Netherlands
and entered Amsterdam’s Sweelinck Conservatory where he remained until 1985/6
when he was awarded his degree.
After he had ventured out as a professional performer in
the music world he was given the position of First Bassoon at Enschede’s Opera Forum. He then became a bassoonist with the
Northern Philharmonic Orchestra in Groningen.
Since 1990 he has performed as a member of the
Netherlands Radio Symphony and the Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic orchestras.