Luna Okubo

9, violin, Tokyo, Japan

Luna studies at Toho Gakuen music school, she is a student of Ms. Nozomi Terasawa.

She has won the 1st prize at various national competitions such as the I Toho Gakuen Junior Music Competition, the IV and V International Junior Music Competitions (Tokyo, Japan), the XXVIII and XXIX Junior Classical Music Competition (Tokyo, Japan) as well as other prizes of many national competitions. As a prize winner of Concorso Music Arte held by Associazione Italo-Giapponese, she played at concerts at several sites in Italy during International Music Festivals of Italy in 2012 and 2015.

Luna likes reading, swimming, and also enjoys horse riding.

Performance program at the 16th International Television Contest for Young Musicians 'The Nutcracker':

Round I

J. S. Bach. Partita № 3 in E-dur Gavotte en Rondeau, (BWV 1006)

J. S. Bach. Partita №3 in E-dur, Gigue, (BWV 1006)

Round II

A. Dvořák. Violin Concerto in a-moll, Op. 53, 3rd movement (abridged version)

Round III

H. Wieniawski. Violin Concerto No. 2 in d-moll, Op. 22, 1st movement (abridged version)

16th International Television Contest for Young Musicians 'Nutcracker' laureate (eliminated in Round II).