Keigo Mukawa


Keigo Mukawa
Born in Aichi prefecture in 1993, Keigo Mukawa won 1st prize at the 81st Music Competition of Japan when he was a first year student at Tokyo University of the Arts. Other achievements in international piano competitions include 2nd prize at the 25th Epinal International Piano Competition in 2015 and 2nd prize in the 18th Ile de France International Piano Competition in 2016. In Japan, he won 1st prize in the junior high school division of the 62nd Student Music Concours of Japan, 1st prize in the 14th Matsukata Hall Music Award, and 1st prize in the 3rd Akiyoshidai Music Competition Chamber Music Division, among others.
He has performed with the Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra, Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, Central Aichi Symphony Orchestra, Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra, Chubu Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Lorraine National Orchestra in France. In addition to playing as a soloist, he has actively played chamber music with cellist Yo Kigoshi and violinist Fuminori Maro Shinozaki.
In 2014, he was accepted to the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris (CNSMDP) during his second year as a student at Tokyo University of the Arts, and is currently pursuing further studies at the CNSMDP. He has studied under Frank Braley, Haruko Ueda, Théodore Paraskivesco, Susumu Aoyagi and Yukio Yokoyama, and is the recipient of the Rohm Music Foundation and the 46th Ezoe Memorial Foundation Scholarship.

(As of April, 2017)