FLUTE OBOE

Momo Sakura

Sensational unit by Kimono flautist Momo Sakura, and oboist Masayo Miyata.

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Momo Sakura, composer, Japanese “kimono” flautist 

Momo was brought up in her parents’ music shop, surrounded by many different types of music from Classical to Rock’n Roll! Started flute at the age of 10. Majoring in music with Flute as her specific instrument at Tokyo College of Music. She migrated to Australia to develop her English language skills. She developed her passion for music by holding many musical concerts and shared her love and gift of playing with a local high school. In 2001 she paired up with a talented guitarist Simon Rovis-Hermann and together they toured 12 places both in Australia and Japan. In 2007, her work “Snow woman”(original story by Yakumo Koizumi) was premiered in Western Australia University, commissioned by Consulate-General of Japan in Perth. She returned to Japan in 2009, and has been passionate about composing “ultimate healing” music, as well as performing as a member of the healing unit “FluteOboe”. Momo recognised as a “Western Australian Composer” from the State Library of Western Australia, where her collection of works have been archived.

Masayo Miyata, oboist 

Started playing at the age of 4 years. Majoring in Oboe as her chosen instrument. She graduated from Tokyo College of Music major in Oboe performance. Between 1983 and 1995 she studied at USA was chosen as a scholarship student to perform at the Aspen Music Festival. She toured America performing chamber music recitals.
She participated in recording of many NHK programmes such as “NHK specials” and “Kaze no haruka”. In Tokyo Masayo is an active and respected member of the chamber music society .She is also a member of “WOODLAND NOTES” , “OCTET TOKYO” and the healing unit “FluteOboe”.