English Bio    




Megumi was born into a family of musicians in Wakayama, Japan. As a child she  received musical guidance from their parents. In 1987 she moved to Austria, where she studied at 

the Faculty of Music of Vienna, and in 1998 she finished her master degree.

Megumi received the scholarships from Orford Arts Center Canada and C.M.Ziehrer Foundation Austria, participated in master classes with Max Rostal, Evgenia Tschugaeva, Lorand Fenyves and Georgy Pauk.


 As a soloist she played Bruch violin Concerto at The Symphony Hall in Osaka when she was 14 years.

Following engagements as a soloist, she performed at the Vienna Festival in 1994, festivals of contemporary music as the Pražské Premiery and Music Forum Hradec Králové 2007, both in the Czech Republic.


In 2000 when Tina Turner as special guest for Nobel price concert, Megumi played as a member of Norwegian Radio Orchestra accompanying Tina.

In 2009 she joined film shooting for Nodame Cantabile in Vienna, as a violinist of Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Hiroshi Tamaki.

Megumi worked with the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra,  Norwegian Radio Orchestra, the Norwegian Opera, Philharmonic Orchestra Hradec Kralove(CZ), Kwazulu-Natal Philharmonic(SA), Minas Gerais Philharmonic (BRL).

She played under the baton of the Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Simone Young, Alan Gilbert, Krzysztof Penderecki, 

David Geringas, Antoni Wit, Alexander Lazarev, among others. 


May 2015 Megumi returned to Japan.

In July Solo recital in Tokyo, playing on 

Stradivarius “Lord Borwick”. 

​October 2016 she played Solo recital in Wakayama.

​Since September 2016,  Megumi was appointed as Co-Principal second violin at Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra in Mexico.

August 2018-June 2019 Megumi took chamber music activity in Norway.