*1994 in Japan
Studies with Mihaela Martin
Kronberg Academy Master
funded by the Ulla Minners/Lore Buscher Stipendium
Fumika Mohri was born in Japan in 1994 and began playing the violin at the age of three. She has studied with Kaori Tajiri, Sachika Mizuno and Koichiro Harada at the Toho Gakuen School of Music. In 2014 she received her soloist diploma there.
She has won numerous prizes in competitions in Japan and beyond. In 2012 she won first prize at the Seoul International Music Competition, becoming the youngest first prizewinner in the history of the competition. In 2015 she won second prize in the Premio Paganini International Violin Competition and sixth prize in the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition in Brussels.
As a soloist, Fumika Mohri has performed with major orchestras such as the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, the Korean Symphony Orchestra, the Munich Chamber Orchestra, the Orchestre National de Belgique and the Brussels Philharmonic. She has also taken regular part in international music festivals such as the Takefu International Music Festival in Japan, where she performed with Nobuko Imai, and the Cervo Festival in Italy. In 2013 she gave a recital tour in South Korea.
In 2015 and 2017 Fumika Mohri took part in the Kronberg Academy Festival and 2016 in Chamber Music Connects the World. In 2017 she performed at the Kronberg Academy Violin Masterclasses & Concerts. Since 2015 Fumika Mohri has been studying at Kronberg Academy with Mihaela Martin. These studies are funded by the Ulla Minners/Lore Buscher Stipendium.
Last updated: October 2018