Biography


This page is biography of Yasufumi Otsuki.

About me

Life state Completely absorbed in music.
Motto Always positive and progressive
Character amazingly creative,warm-hearted and genuine commitment for multi-culturalism/racism for arts
Characteristic Have the perfect pitch, being able to speak, listen the English fluently, enjoy the various aspects of the British, European and japanese cultures, have great awareness of the regional culture of his original homeland of northern Japan.
Hobbies Bake cakes,cultural exchanges between U.K./Europe and Japan,train spotting.
Headquarters of activity London, England
Vision Build the new business model that the classic music circles do not have now
Fumi Otsuki is a Japanese violinist and a composer,born in the northern Japanese city of Sendai in 1974 as a son of the doctor of engineering as the father and the pianist as the mother.
He began his violin studies with Masayoshi Kumai at the age of six,then took the piano lessons with Kazue Kumai,music theory lessons with Hiroshi Ishikawa,violin lessons with Gerhard Bosse in Sendai and Shizuko Ishii in Tokyo as well as taking the summer course at the Toho Gakuen college of music in Tokyo every year while studying at the Tohoku Gakuin protestant high school in Sendai.
After he came to the Uniter Kingdom in 1992 he studied the violin with Jill Thoday,piano with Antonietta Notariello and composition with Nigel Clarke at the Royal academy of music,and then violin with Kun Hu and piano with Raymond Banning at the Trinity college of music(now called the “Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance”.).  He left the TCM in 1997 to take the advanced private lessons with Kun Hu,then later with Tomotada Soh,and also took the masterclesses in Dartington and Couchevel,private lessons in London with other prestigious violinists,such as Jean-Jaque Kantorow,Andrea Jacobs Gajic,Sigrun Edvaldsdottir and Winifred Roberts.
He started giving concerts in 2007,firstly by visiting the many hospitals and nursing homes in many towns in London&south of England to make classical music more apporachable,then at many great chuches from 2009,including the Southwark cathedral,St.Bride’s church in Fleet street,St,Mary’s church in Slough,chapel at the Royal Marsden hospial in South Kensington etc. as well as giving 7 charity concerts between 2011 and 2012 for the reconstruction after the great east Japan earthquake and tsunami,that happened in 2011.
If you would like to invite me to give concerts,or interested in new pieces,please e-mail me.( fumi_otsuki@hotmail.com )