She is Geatest Master of Ikuta Koto.
She graduated Tokyo University of the Arts in 1964 and finished
NHKJapanese Music Player Course in 1965. Also, she won the prize of 1967
Ethnic Music Competition at Sofia, Bulgaria. She played koto at many
places in Bulgaria, Romania and Soviet Union. She taught music at
Yokohama National University from 1991 until 2002. She played koto in
many places in Italy, France, Germany, England and South Korea in 1998.
Many records, CD’s, DVD’s have been published. She lives in Tokyo.