Ko Aoki 青木昂

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Kou Aoki

Kou Aoki was born in Hamura City, Tokyo. He graduated from Kunitachi College of Music with Yatabe prize in 2014. He joined the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra in 2013 while in college. He was the first and second trombone player until 2018 and also performed as a member of the Tokyo Metropolitan Trombone Quartet. (So far, )He has performed Appermont’ Trombone Concerto “Colors” with several wind orchestras, and these performances received well deserved applause. He also performed at the Yomiuri Rookie Concert and participated in the Spring Festival in Tokyo and the Resonance Concert Series in Kamakura. He studied the trombone with Hiroyuki Odagiri, Yoshiki Hakoyama, Kou Ikegami, and Masafumi Shimojima. He is a member of Slide Japan and currently is a principal trombonist at Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra.