Liliyo Tsujimura-Fondecave

Liliyo Tsujimura-Fondecave is a fifteen year old violinist living in Tokyo, Japan. She started the violin at six and now studies with Toshiko and Shigeo Kubota. At eleven years old, she received third place at the Euroasia String Competition. The same year, Liliyo was invited to perform a solo at the French Embassy in Tokyo. When she was twelve she was part of The Orchestre de Lycées Français du Monde and performed in Paris and Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. She received the Incentive Award at the 34th Junior Classic Music Competition when she was thirteen. At fifteen, she received first place twice at the Great Composers International Competition. She has participated in masterclasses with Gerard Poulet, Alexander Markov, Amy Beth Horman, Elizabeth Faidley, Hae-Sun Kang, Sarah Labrousse-Baert and Kyoko Kimura. Liliyo regularly performs at recitals and enjoys playing and demonstrating the violin to children. While playing the violin she also plays the piano, sings and studies solfege. She speaks French, English, Japanese and is currently learning German. During her spare time, she likes to read and run.

You can find Liliyo’s performance here.