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Kenichi Furuya

Bassoon

Blood type BGemini

Age started playing the instrument
9 years old

Favorite part of the instrument
The ability to create a variety of faces by cooking in a variable manner, including rich bass, the original flavor of the ingredients (funny sounds), and the occasional glimpse of a superb melody.

Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts. Entered the Zurich University of the Arts in Switzerland as a scholarship student of the country’s Federal Office of Culture. Currently belongs to the Karajan Academy under the Berlin Philharmonic. Was highly recognized following participation in the Berlin Philharmonic’s Japan tour in 2019. Placed first in the Bassoon Category in the Muri International Competition in Switzerland.