Yukiko Uno


Blood type OScorpio

Age started playing the instrument
4 years old

Favorite part of the instrument
Making me feel that I can express areas that I cannot fully express with words, almost as if I was using my own voice.

Graduated from The Music High School Attached to the Faculty of Music under Tokyo University of the Arts. Entered Tokyo University of the Arts as the top incoming graduate and the 2014 recipient of the Tokuji Munetsugu Scholarship. Made her way to Europe in 2015 and graduated the Mozarteum University Salzburg with the highest score. Among her recognitions are winning a prize in the 2019 Queen Elisabeth Competition, placing first at both the Andrea Postacchini International Violin Competition and the China International Violin Competition, and winning Special Prize at the Oleh Krysa International Violin Competition. Has played together with the New Japan Philharmonic, the Chamber Orchestra of Nagoya, the Belgian National Orchestra, the Wallonie Royal Chamber Orchestra, the Mozarteum University Salzburg Orchestra, the Lviv International Symphony Orchestra, and more. Has performed in the likes of the Yellow Barn Music Festival, the Palermo Classica Festival and the St. Gellert Music Festival. Has studied under Mayumi Shindo, Natsumi Tamai, Kazuki Sawa, Yoshitake Shindo, Herwig Zack and Pierre Amoyal. Is currently studying under Rainer Schmidt in the Master of Arts in Specialized Music Solo Performance Course at the City of Basel Music Academy in Switzerland. Scholar of the Yamaha Music Foundation in 2021 and 2022.