|Born||February 7, 1972|
|Years active||1990 – Present|
At the age of 18, she became the youngest winner of the International Tchaikovsky Competition in 1990. In addition, she was awarded second prize in the Paganini Competition and Queen Elisabeth Competition in 1989 and is a laureate of the Music Competition of Japan.
She has studied with Toshiya Eto at the Toho Gakuen School of Music, with Dorothy DeLay and Cho-Liang Lin at the Juilliard School of Music while at Columbia University, and with Uwe-Martin Haiberg at the Universität der Künste Berlin.
- Bruch: Concerto No. 1 / Scottish Fantasy
- Akiko Suwanai: Souvenir
- Dvořák: Violin Concerto, etc.
- Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E Minor / Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Major
- Brahms, Dvořák, Janáček
- Sibelius & Walton Violin Concertos
- Bach: Violin Concertos
- "Biography". Retrieved August 17, 2009.