Sugiura Naoki

Marigaux Oboe

Sugiura Naoki

He graduated from Shizuokahigashi High School.  Started playing oboe at the age of 16 and has studied with Yoshiaki Obata and Takehiko Nitori.  Entered Kunitachi College of Music in 1980 and studied with Seizo Maruyama.

During his school years, he also had lessons with Helmut Winschermann, Günther  Passin, Diethelm Jonas, Ingo Goritzki, and Hansjörg Schellenberger.

He graduated from Kunitachi College of Music in 1984.  He joined Tokyo Symphony Orchestra as a principal player during his school year.

In 1994, he went to Germany and studied with Lothar Koch.

In 1998, he started teaching at Kunitachi College of Music as a part time instructor.  After leaving Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, which he was a member for 22 years, in March 2006, he became an associate professor at Kunitachi College of Music.   He also teaches at Senzoku Gakuen College of Music as a part time instructor.

Since then, he has been invited by Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, New Japan Philharmonic, Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra, Gunma Symphony Orchestra and Kioi Sinphonietta Tokyo to perform with them as a guest principal.  In addition, he has been participating in the panel of Japan Music Competition and the Japan Wind and Percussion Competition, and he is on the board of directors for the Japan Oboe Association as well.  He also is a member of Kunitachi Philharmoniker Ensemble and their CDs have been released.