Michiaki Ueno

Birth date

Nov. 21, 1995




Born in Paraguay and spent his childhood in Barcelona where he won many competitions for young performers. Since 2004 he has lived in Japan and is currently studying at the Toho Gakuen School of Music in Tokyo under Hakuru Mori. In 2009 he won at the 4th International Tchaikovsky Youth Competition in Suwon (South Korea). In 2014 he took first place in the 21st Johannes Brahms International Cello Competition in Pörtschach am Wörthersee (Austria). As soloist he has performed with many orchestras in Japan and beyond. He has participated in the Pablo Casals Festival in Prades (Spain) and in the Kronberg Academy masterclasses (Germany). He has been awarded scholarships by many foundations and social organizations in Japan.

Michiaki in pictures