Nina Kawaguchi

Nina finished her Bachelor degree at University of Art of Bern with Prf. Monika Urbaniak. She’s had private lessons with Prf. Kaija Saarikettu Sibelius Academy and two years working with Mr. Dennis Kim, Current Concert master at Buffalos symphony Orchestra. In last few years, she has been studying with Prf. Arvo Leibur (head of string department at Tallinn music Academy).

In 2005, she won the 1st prize at National Competition “Paulo Bossio” at age of 15. Nina participated at project ‘World of Japanese Picture Books’ in 2012, at Tanzania, and performed with composer, Motoki Hirai. She won the 2014 Mozart Competition in Music Festival Aigues Vives and was chosen as the “most ambitious participant” in festival.

She won the 2nd prize at Danube music competition in 2017.

Kawaguchi is currently working at ERSO (Estonian National Symphony Orchestra).