Born in Japan in 1997, Keisuke Morita had his first cello lessons at the age of three.  He graduated at the top from the Faculty of Music of Toho Gakuen College, where he was taught by Sumiko Kurata and Dai Miyata.  In Japan, he also studied chamber music under Koichiro Harada and Sadao Harada.  He is currently studying at the Hochschule für Musik Saar in Germany under Gustav Revinius.  For further study, he has taken part in masterclasses given by, among others, David Geringas, Frans Helmerson, and Mario Brunello. 

     When he was a second-year student of the music high school attached to the Toho Gakuen College, he won the first prize in the cello category of the Music Competition of Japan.  He also won the Grand Prix in the 14th Romanian International Music Competition.  In addition, he was awarded the Best Young Artist Prize by the Aoyama Music Foundation and the Frédéric Chopin Prize by the Frédéric Chopin Society of Japan. 

     He has performed as a soloist with many ensembles, including the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Hungary Savaria Symphony Orchestra, the Barcelona Baroque Orchestra, and the Berliner Chamber Orchestra.  He has appeared at the Festival Pablo Casals in Prades, the Miyazaki International Music Festival in Japan, and the Kronberg Academy Festival in Germany.

     His study is funded by Rohm Music Foundation, Japan Federation of Musicians, and the Yellow Angel Foundation.

 

Instruments

Sep. 2015 ~ Aug. 2016

 Paolo Antonio Testore 1746

Sep. 2016.9 ~ May 2018

 Honore Derazey

June 2018 ~

 Paolo Antonio Testore 1746

© 2017 by Keisuke M.

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