Yuki Koyama

Flute Preselection Jury 2023

Biography

In 1999, he won the 1st prize at the 53rd Student Music Competition of Japan Junior High School Division. 2002 he won the 1st prize at the 56rd Student Music Competition of Japan High School Division. 2004 he won the 1st prize, Iwatani Award (Audience Award), Kato Award and Yoshida Award at the 73rd Music Competition of Japan. 2005 he won the 1st
prize at the 6th Kobe International Flute Competition.

While he is busy giving recitals in various parts of Japan, he repeatedly works with orchestras such as the NHK Symphony Orchestra, New Japan Philharmonic, Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Gunma Symphony Orchestra, Osaka Symphony Orchestra, Kobe City Chamber Orchestra and others.

Since 2015 he has been a principal flutist in the Finnish radio symphony orchestra. And since 2017 he has been teaching in Sibelius academy. He was a substitute professor in Seoul national university from 2017 to 2018. He regularly gives masterclasses in Finland, Japan, South Korea, Spain, Hungry etc.

(February 2023)