Born in Tokushima on the island of Shikoku, Hiroko explored the world of music and found the instrument that would change her life: the traverso.
1999Bachelor’s degree for flute at Tokyo College of Music under Junzo Hosokawa.
2009She graduates with Distinction from a Master’s course at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna.
2012Hiroko completes another degree with Distinction – this time a Master’s in Traverso at the Anton Bruckner Private University in Linz under Claire Genewein.
2014Hiroko completes a two-year post-graduate course for Traverso and historical performance practice at the Royal Conservatory in Brussels under Barthold Kuijken.
2015She starts teaching Traverso and chamber music at the Wiener Musikakademie.
2017Starts to hold guest lectures at the Anton Bruckner Private University in Linz and at the Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts.
2019Publication of the article “1732 – Four Cities, Four Masters, Four Works” in the magazine for woodwind instruments “TIBIA” and release of the CD “Moving Telemann” with the Pandolfis Consort and Nicholas Spanos.