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Momone Shiraishi is 15 years old and currently enrolled as a scholarship student in the first year of the music department at Souai High School in Osaka.

She has been studying piano since she was four years old with Ms. Miyo Honya.  Then later learning from Ms. Ryoku Yokoyama and Marie Amamoto.

  

She received numerous awards and performance opportunities including an appearance of the TV Asahi program.  She has been actively performing in public, at competitions and various concerts, such as at the Italian Ambassador's Residence in Tokyo, hospitals, nursery schools, nursing homes and Hotel Lobby Concerts.  

 

In 2019 summer, she had her first opportunity to play abroad in the “ Imola International  Competition ” in Italy, where she won the second place and she performed two concerts in Italy, the Brilliant Talents concert at the Teatro dell’ Osservanza, the Rocca Castle.

 

 In 2020, She won the First prize in the Kirov International Music Festival Junior Competition in U.S. Thanks to winning the competition, she got Steinway Artist Scholarship and the right to have a concert  in the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.

 

Last summer 2022, Lee Yangsook Music Prodigy Foundation invited her to perform at the  Kwang Lim Arts Center and Solgaram Arthall in Seoul.   

Last October, she gave her first solo piano recital in Ashiya and Tokyo with great success. 

 

She is participated in The Hamamatsu International Piano Academy headed by professor Noriko Ogawa In 2020 and 2022.

 

She also began studying chamber music and took a master class at the Kammer Musik Academy.

 

This spring, she held a dinner concert sponsored by the Kobe Foreigners' Club with a long history of more than 150 years in Kobe. 

 

 This summer at the Saitama Music Festival, She had the opportunity to perform the first movement of Chopin Concerto No.2 with a quintet.

 

( Followings are her career and the awards )

2016 The Gold Prize and the Best Soloist Prize, The 17th Chopin International Piano Competition in Asia.

2017 The First Prize and the Hyogo Governor’s Award, The 22nd Kobe International Music Contest.

2018 Performance in a TV Asahi program, ‘Kanjani ∞’s The Mozart Ongaku Oh No.1 match’

2019 The Imola Piano Awards in 2019 in Italy, (winning scholarship at Imola International Piano Academy project Japan) Second Prize.

2019 The First Prize, Kyoto International Music Competition (both at the Piano Section and at the Baroque Section )

2019 The First Prize, at Kobe Division of The 5th Steinway Youth Piano Competition in Japan

2020 The First Prize, All Japan Piano e-Competition

2020 The Second Prize, International "W. A. MOZART" Piano Competition Lugano

2020 The First Prize  Kirov International Music Festival Junior E-Piano Competition

2020 Vienna New Year Concert International Music Competition “Young Talent award”

2021 The Second Prize International Volodymyr Krainev Competition

3rd prize XII Chopin International Piano Competition in Hartford, Special Online Edition 

2021 The Third Prize Sviatoslav Richter International Piano Competition in Piano and Piano Chamber Music Trio Section

2021 The Second Prize Gustav Mahler Prize in Czech Republic, and received  the “Interpretation of a composition by Maurice Ravel” award

The Second Prize Young Verona Piano Competition in Italy.

2022 The First Prize the Melbourne International Piano and Strings Festival Competition in Austria

2023 Hamamatu International Piano Academy concert 

Momone Shiraishi‘​s performance

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