Bartók World Competition & Festival

Ami Oike violinist in the jury of Bartók World Competition 2021

13 March 2021

Violinist Ami Oike, who has won a competition in Japan with Bartók’s Violin Concerto No. 2, accepted an invitation from the organisers of the Bartók World Competition just a few days ago to join the jury for the 2021 String Quartet Competition.

Ami Oike is a lecturer at the Tokyo University of the Arts (GEIDAI) and a member of the Kioi Hall Chamber Orchestra, the Amity String Quartet and the Ensemble FOVE. Born in 1988, she has won first prizes in a number of international competitions, including one in Hungary in 2013, appeared as a soloist in Japan’s most prestigious concert halls, and toured Europe as a chamber musician with both the Amity Quartet and the Ensemble FOVE. She has released solo albums since 2014 and is known all over the world for her inspired rendering of the works of Bartók.

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