Life

自分自身に耳を傾けよう。

Listen to yourself.

「感性」に気づき、「感性」に触れ、自分自身の「感性」を信じ、その感性が磨かれれば磨かれるほど、人の変化に気づき、人の心に寄り添い、人と向き合い、慈しみをもたらし、お互いの価値観、「感性」を共有し、創造の世界が広がる。

Be aware of your sensibility, try to listen to it and believe in it. The more you develop and polish your sensibility, the more you notice changes in the people around you. Face the people, be close to their hearts, bring compassion, share values and awareness and the world of imagination will expand.

豊かな感性と深い創造は生きる喜びをもたらし、そのエネルギーの源は大木の根が地中に張り巡らされているかの如く幅広く深いものである。

Rich sensibility and deep creativity bring the joy of living, The source of the energy is wide and deep, like as the roots of a large tree were stretched all over the ground.

音楽は地中に張り巡らされている根元から息吹く新しい命、その新しい命である草木や花が太陽や月の光に反射し、雨風を受けることによって魔法のごとく輝きを増し、生きる世界に潤いをもたらす。

Music is a new life that breathes from the roots. Plants and flowers reflect the light of sun and moon, magically iridescent from rain and wind, enriching the world we live in.

やがて雷雨や雪解けの水は土に還り、命の恵み、さらなる新しい命の源となる。

Eventually, thunderstorm and melt water return to the soil, to be a blessing of nature and a new source of life.

Music

Akane MATSUMURA, Pianist

Born on March 30, 1981 in Tokushima, Japan, she began piano lessons at the age of four under the direction of Professor Toshiko Kosai. She attended "The Music High School attached to the Faculty of Music, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music" and studied under Professor Haruo Kometani, graduating in 1999. Two years later, in 2001, she was accepted into The Juilliard School and studied under the renowned pianist professor Herbert Stessin, graduating with a Bachelor of Music in May 2006. She completed two Master degrees - Solist Diploma in 2011, Konzert Diploma in 2009, under Professor Adrian Oetiker at Hochschule für Musik, Musik-Akademie der Stadt Basel, Switzerland.

From 2011-2019, collaborated as a pianist under professor Ivan Monighetti and professor Sol Gabetta at Musik-Akademie der Stadt Basel, Gstaad Menuhin Festival, Internationale Musikakademie in Liechtenstein, Solsberg Festival, and International Competitions and Audition.

Currently, she is internationally performing as a soloist, as a chamber musician with various instrumentalists, e.g. Brahms Quartet Hotpink. Also, she studies Djembe improvisation under Pierre Favre.