“… Her playing is convincing and of great expression.” (Cord Garben, sheaves, chairman von Steinway piano competition, president of internationally renowned Johannes Brahms Society)
“….a concert very much developed…. Her musical performance came with very high praises. Her qualification gave us cause, a want to work together ….(Juan Carlo Reitze de la Maza, leader of Johannes Brahms Conservatory)
Through the many appearances made within the Hamburg music world, she has been gathering much attention. Up until now she has performed in television productions on NDR (sponsored by the internationally renowned Johannes Brahms Society), BBC Germany (sponsored by Hamburg Museum), and in a solo recital at the Johannes Brahms Conservatory in Hamburg. She has also appeared on other German radio broadcasts.
Naomi Yoshimura made her debut as a soloist in Poland in 1995 with the national chamber orchestra Krakau under Stanislav Gavonski. Further concerts followed with Naomi playing solo and chamber music in Japan, America, France, Belgium, the Czech Republic and Germany.
Naomi Yoshimura was born in Fukuoka, Japan.She began playing the piano at the age of six and in 1995 she won first place at the Kyushu (Japan) piano competition. After graduating from high school, Naomi traveled abroad to continue her studies at Rostock University of Music and Theatre in Germany. Upon completion of her time at Rostock, she moved on Hamburg School of Music and Theater; graduating only after passing the final test with the highest score in her class.
In the master class, she was able to refine her artistic expression at the feet of artists like Bernd Goeztke, Paul Pollei, Arnulf von Arnim, Nelson de Vigine Fabbri and Cord Garben. In the master class of the Stade, Germany music contest, she was chosen to receive a full scholarship from three organizations: Rotary Club, Buxtehude, and State. This scholarship was established for music students from NDR.
Apart from her concert activity she has been teaching specialty piano and accompaniment at the Johannes Brahms Conservatory in Hamburg since 2007.
Her CD with piano works from Mozart to Chopin and Prokofieff was published in the autumn 2008. It was given the following review: “…She is able to play all styles from Mozart to Prokofieff. …Her playing is convincing and of great expression.” (Cord Garben sheaves, honor times producer of German Grammophon)
Naomi Yoshimura is Steinway-Artist. She is Member of internationally Johannes-Brahms-Society and German “Tonkünstler Verband”