Kazunori Sato, violin
Graduated from Faculty of Music, Kyoto City University of Arts and fulfilled the Master’s Course, Graduate School of Music, Kyoto City University of Arts. Studied Modern Music in France. In 1997, Attended the Chateau de Champs International Strings Master Class. In 2004, Won the co-scholarship of La Maison Franco-Japonaise de Kansai and Orchestre des Champs-Elysees, Paris to participate in the Early Music Festival de Saintes. Performed in several cities all over France as a member of the Atlantic Youth Orchestra.
From 2005 through 2008, Served as a core member of the first phase of HPAC (Hyogo Performing Arts Center Orchestra).
In 2009 and 2013, Invited as an instructor of the Strings Master Classes organized by the Fugato Association, Paris.
As of present, performing as a core member of Nagaokakyo Chamber Ensemble in Kyoto and Izumi Sinfonietta Osaka. Participating in a number of music concerts, international music festivals and professional recordings as a guest solo concert master/first concert master for various orchestras.
In 2011, Co-founded the music unit, “Onshoku Kobo” (Atelier Timbre) with Ichiro Hirano, Music Composer, while planning a series of music concerts as a Music Director and being actively involved in the area of chamber music. Being quite dedicated to training for younger musicians and organizing numerous chamber music seminars and master classes.
From 2010 through 2011, Part-time Lecturer, Faculty of Music, Kurashiki Sakuyo University.
In 2013, Formed Zaza Quartet.
Having studied music, ever since, under Kazuo Tachibana, Seiji Kageyama, Momoo Kishibe, Yuko Mori, R. Pasquier, M. Auclair, M. le Dizes, E. Woolfson, S. Roussev, A. Moccia and so on.