Orchestra member introduction

2nd Violin

Sohei Birman

Sohei Birmann


Born in Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture. After graduating from the Faculty of Music at Tokyo University of the Arts, graduated from Lausanne Higher Conservatory in Switzerland. Completed master's course at the same graduate school. Completed the Academy of Sinfonietta de Lausanne in Lausanne. Studied under Akira Yamamoto, Chihiro Kudo, Kazuki Sawa, Takashi Shimizu, and Pierre Amoial.

At the age of 8, he won the Kyoto Music Competition Gold Prize Encouragement Prize. All Japan Student Music Competition (junior high school division) 3rd prize. Winner of the Japan Performer Competition. Winner of the YBP International Competition. 3rd prize at the Osaka International Competition. Joined in 2016. Chief 2nd violinist of the New Japan Philharmonic.


1st Violin

門岡 亜純
Asumi Kadooka

2nd Violin

Sae Niwa
Sae Niwa