Students selected for the 2024 edition

Alphabetical order per instrument - Nationality as a country - Last school

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  • Edition of the Academy: 2024
  • Nationality: Japan
  • Instrument: Viola
  • Age during Academy: 22
  • Last or current school: Yale School of Music
  • Diplomas: Bachelor’s degree from the New England Conservatory

Originally from Hudson, Ohio, Ayano Nakamura is currently earning a master’s degree at the Yale School of Music where she studies with Ettore Causa. She recently received a bachelor’s degree from the New England Conservatory, studying with Martha Katz and Mai Motobuchi.

She has attended the Perlman Music Program Chamber Music Workshop and Kneisel Hall Young Artist Chamber Music Program among others, and has worked with artists such as Itzhak Perlman, Don Weilerstein, Joel Krosnick, Cavan String Quartet, Emerson String Quartet, Borromeo String Quartet, American String Quartet, Brooklyn Rider, and others.


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