Akiko Tatsumi

Graduated from Toho Gakuen School of Music. Prize-winner at numerous international contests. Has performed with many German and Japanese orchestras.

In 1986 she gave recitals and lessons in Beijing and Shanghai conservatory by the invitation of the Chinese Ministry for Cultural Affairs, as well as master classes at the following institutions: California University, Hochschule für Musik Mozarteum in Salzburg, Wien University, Graz University and Hochschule Musik Zurich. She has been a juror of many international violin competitions including Oistrakh, Wieniawski and Monaco. Having taught at Hochschule der kunste Berlin, she is now a head professor of the string section of Toho Gakuen School of Music, Japan, and the Music Director of Courchevel International Music Academy in Kasama, Japan.

Member of the jury of the XVI International Television Contest for Young Musicians 'The Nutcracker', discipline ‘Stringed Instruments’.