Motoko Murozumi

Motoko Murozumi started her career as an organist while studying at the Department of Aesthetics of the University of Tokyo. After being admitted
to he Art Music department (organ) of the the Tokyo University, she studied with Michio Akimoto, Henriette Puig-Roget, Zsigmond Szathmary and won Ataka Prize.
After earning her Master's degree, Murozumi served as a chief curator of the Department of Music of Art Tower Mito. She was awarded “Hidekazu Yoshida Director Prize” for organ courses for citizens.
Thereafter, she was recommended by Jean Fournet, and expanded the scope of activity to the major orchestras of Japan such as Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, NHK Symphony Orchestra, New Japan Philharmonic and Saito Kinen Orchestra. 
In 2010, she performed Britain’s War Requiem with Saito Kinen Orchestra conducted by Seiji Ozawa at Carnegie Hall.
Murozumi is a member of Japan Organist Association and Professor of Seiji Ozawa Music Academy.

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