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Shauno Isomura

Shauno Isomura


Violin Lessons | Artist development, Ensemble Coaching

  • Qualifications: BMUS (Hons)
  • Pricing: $70/hour, $35/30min
  • Styles: Classical, Solo & Chamber Music Coaching, Suzuki Method, ABRSM
  • Suitability: All ages


A little bit about my self:

Shauno is a New Zealand born and raised Japanese violinist/chamber musician. Soon after his graduation at the university of Auckland he quickly gained international attention through tours and invitations for concert performances all over the globe, in countries including USA, Italy, Germany, Malta, Austria, Japan, China, Australia and all around New Zealand in tours under Chamber Music New Zealand. He is currently a member of the Isomura Brothers and Mazzoli Trio.

He has had concerto appearances with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, The International Akaroa Music Festival Orchestra, and the University of Auckland Symphony Orchestra, the latter which he has also been the concert master of. He is a prize winner in numerous competitions including the Salzburg Grand Prize Virtuoso International String Competition (Winner), 2014, 2015 and 2016 Chamber Music New Zealand Music Society Competition (Winner) , KBB/APO National Young Performers Competition (Winner), American Fine Arts Festival International Competition (Winner), University of Auckland Graduation Gala Concerto Competition (Winner), the Australian International Music Festival (Gold Award), Pettman Concerto Auckland Competition (Winner);etc. His International competition success has brought him invitations to perform in Austria & Italy in 2016 and the Weill Recital Hall – Carnegie Hall in 2017. He is also recipient of the Dame Malvina Foundation Arts Excellence Award, the Carl Alberta Rosenfeldt Prize and the Birmingham Wallace Emerging Artists Prize.

He has continued to connect and make collaborations with renowned composers around the globe including Elena Kats-Chernin (AUS), Missy Mazzoli (USA), Gao Ping (CHN), Benyamin Nuss (GER). New Zealand Premieres of works by Japanese composers Yasushi Akutagawa, Akira Ifukube, Takayuki Hattori, Kunimitsu Takeuchi and world premiere’s of works by Gareth Farr (NZ), Toshiaki Komori (JP), Xu Tang (NZ), Yao Chen (CHN), and Kazuki Tomita (JP).

His recent tours include the 2016 CMNZ Pettman Quintet Encompass Tour, 2017 Isomura Brothers Tsunami Violin Concert Tour, 2018 Isomura Brothers Japan Concert Tour, 2018 CMNZ Mazzoli Trio Encompass Tour, 2019 Isomura Brothers China Tour. He was also the concert master of the very recent A New World -Intimate Music from Final Fantasy- New Zealand premier tour, a chamber music tour based on the music from the popular video game series Final Fantasy.

Shauno currently performs as a member of the Mazzoli Trio. The group recently announced a Debut Album to be released under rattlerecords, featuring the complete string quartets and trio by American Composer Missy Mazzoli, followed by concerts in the USA featuring a world premiere work by New Zealand composer Gareth Farr.

Teaching Info

I am able to teach from beginner to advanced and as an experienced chamber musician I am also happy to teach chamber music ensembles.

Just flick me a message and we can discuss :)

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