Mika Sawai

Mika Sawai

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Biography

Tokyo-born Mika Sawai has pursued two careers as a Marimba player and Composer, graduating from Toho Gakuen School of Music, Tokyo and Royal College of Music, London.

In 2013, she was selected from over 250 applicants to compose a commissioned work 《Variety Walking》 inspired by a UK artist Julian Opie’s artwork at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital as a competition winner (Rhapsody Composing Project, London UK)   In 2014, she was chosen as a successful applicant to hold a concert in May supported by Yamaha Music Foundation. Mika also won the Grand Prix of ASIA AWARDS Music Category for Young Creators in Tokyo Design Week 2014 (Tokyo, Japan)

Mika can be contacted on sawaimika.contact@gmail.com