Eriko Takezawa

Eriko Takezawa was born in Hiroshima, Japan. She studied with Naoyuki Taneda and Wolfgang Manz in Germany. She was awarded the first prize at the international pianoforte competition in Ostuni (Italy) and is prize holder of many international competitions. Besides her solo and piano duo repertory she is a specialist for chamber music and has played in Europe, the Near and Far East, amongst others in Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Israel and Egypt and at many festivals like SchleswigHolstein Musik Festival, Lucerne Festival and Schwetzinger Festspiele. After holding professorships at Musikakademie Basel (Switzerland), at Jyske Musikkonservatorium in Ahrhus (Denmark) and at Musikene in San Sebastián (Spain), she is currently teaching at at the University of Music Karlsruhe (Germany). She accompanies at many international competitions in Germany, Netherlands, France, Italy, Czech Republic and Poland.