01 April 2012

Azusa Shimizu

After studies in French literature in Tokyo, Japanese guitarist Azusa Shimizu moved to Europe where she lived from 1984 to 1995.
While in France, she undertook musical studies at National Conservatory in Nice, in La Courneuve and Boulogne-sur-Mer, and in Copenhagen at the Royal Academy.
Azusa is a Laureate artist from the Palme d'or in Italy, and was a participant in the Tokyo International Guitar Competition in 1991.
She is an active recitalist, having made critically acclaimed appearances throughout Japan, as well as in France, Belgium, Denmark and Taiwan.