Nippon Music Foundation is pleased to announce the start of the following instrument loan to violinist Ms. Hina Maeda.
Instrument: Stradivarius 1715 Violin "Joachim"
Loan Category: C
Born in Osaka, Japan, Hina Maeda began playing the violin at age four. She currently attends the Tokyo College of Music as a special scholarship student and studies with Machie Oguri, Koichiro Harada and Mayuko Kamio.
She has won numerous prizes including the 1st Prize as well as 4 Special Prizes in the 16th Henryk Wieniawski International Violin Competition in 2022, the 1st Prize at the 16th Kloster Scholter International Violin Competition, the 2nd Prize and the Audience Award at the 88th Music Competition of Japan in 2019, and the 1st Prize and the Audience Award at the 18th Tokyo Music Competition in 2020. She has also won many awards in competitions, auditions and master classes in and outside of Japan including the Kirishima International Music Festival, IMA Encouragement Prize, Matsukata Hall Music Encouragement Prize, and the Kronberg-Academy scholarship. She has given several recitals every year and played with numerous orchestras in Japan as a soloist since age eleven. She also enjoys chamber music and orchestral works. She is a recipient of the 48th Ezoe Memorial Recruit Foundation scholarship.