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Anna Hashimoto ARAM has a career encompassing appearances as a soloist and orchestral musician alongside a commitment to education.
As a soloist Anna has worked with conductors such as Vladimir Ashkenazy, Myung-Whun Chung and Martyn Brabbins, and performed chamber music collaborations with artists such as Michael Collins, Leon McCawley, and the Endellion, Maxwell, and Kodaly String Quartets. After winning the Young Clarinettists Competition in Tokyo in 2003, she made her London concerto debut at the age of fifteen with the English Chamber Orchestra at the Barbican Centre, and went on to win international clarinet competitions in Carlino, Italy, in 2009, and Kortrijk, Belgium, in 2010. Following this her solo career took her to major venues across Europe and Japan, performing concertos with orchestras such as the Brussels Philharmonic, Filharmonie Hradec Kralove in the renowned Dvořák Hall in Prague, Japan Philharmonic, New Japan Philharmonic, and Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra. She released three solo CD albums which all received high praise, and has been broadcast on NHK TV and FM, Tokyo FM, ABC Radio and BBC Radio 3, including numerous appearances in Radio 3’s ‘In Tune’, NHK-FM’s ‘Best of Classic’, and NHK TV’s ‘Classic Club’. She is a founding member of the Atéa Quintet, the Associate Ensemble in Residence at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.
Anna has appeared as guest principal clarinet with orchestras such as the BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Japan Chamber Orchestra, and the Flanders Symphony Orchestra. She is a clarinet tutor at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, and often tutors on summer schools such as the Dartington International Summer School & Festival and the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, as well as giving masterclasses and judging numerous competitions such as Japan Clarinet Society’s Young Clarinettists Competition and the Cardiff Clarinet Convention.
Anna is represented by Nippon Artist Management Inc. and is a Vandoren-UK artist.