Shou Ishikawa

Japan, 2006

Shou, a native of Tokyo, Japan, started his love of playing violin when he was 4 years old. His current teachers are Odin Rathnam and Hiroshi Hashimoto. Shou has received ABRSM accreditations passing the ARSM diploma exam for violin - with Distinction in March 2021.

 

Below are some of Shou’s recent musical achievements:

Played in first violin group for NSO Symphony Orchestra in UAE for the Japanese opera “Scary Beauty” (2020) by Keiichiro Shibuya

Rocky Mountain Music Competition (Canada) (Spring 2021) 1st Prize Winner

Rocky Mountain Music Competition (Canada) (Winter 2021) 2nd prize Winner

13th K Kids music competition (Japan) (2020) Outstanding Performance Award

13th International Junior Music Competition (Japan) (2020) 2nd prize Winner

Nouvelles Etoiles competition (France) (2020) 1st prize Winner

16th Emirates International Peace Violin Competition (UAE) (2020) 1st prize Winner

14th Emirates Peace Music Competition (UAE) (2018) 1st prize Winner

5th Japan Junior Violin Competition (2019) 2nd prize Winner and Audience award

4th Japan Junior Violin Competition (2018) 2nd prize Winner

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