About this Artist
Born in Fukushima, Japan, Ryota Yamazaki began his piano studies at age seven. He has won numerous awards including 1st prize in the Ke' Alohi International piano competition(2022), 1st prize in the Thomas & Evon Cooper International Competition (2016), Grand Prize and the audience prize in the PTNA Piano Competition (2014), 1st prize at the Yasuko Fukuda Scholarship Audition (2013) and 1st prize in the Gina Bachauer International Junior Piano Competition (2012). He has performed with several orchestra including Cleveland Orchestra, Hawaii Symphony Orchestra, Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra and VYO Youth Orchestra. He enrolled the Toho Gakuen School of Music with Full Scholarship and studied with Yuko Ninomiya. He is currently studying with Mr. Fabio Bidini at the Colburn School in Los Angeles.