Kurahori Sho (clarinet)

Kurahori graduated from Senzoku Gakuen College of Music. She performed at the Concert by Young Musicians at the opening of the 18th Beppu Argerich Music Festival (2016). In 2016, Kurahori performed Brahms Clarinet Quintet with violinist Shinozaki Fuminori and other members of the NHK Symphony Orchestra at the 5th anniversary concert of Oita and Usuki schools of Shinozaki Music Academy. Currently she teaches at Oita Junior/Senior High School and also at Grace Musical Instruments Music School.


Matsubayashi Sayo (clarinet)

Matsubayashi graduated from Elisabeth University of Music and then joined the Maritime Self-Defense Force. After she worked for the JMSDF BAND, TOKYO, she moved to France. Matsubayashi completed Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Versailles CRR in 2014. After coming back to Japan, she performed at the Concert by Young Musicians at the 17th Beppu Argerich Music Festival (2015), and has been performing inside and outside Oita Prefecture. Currently Matsubayashi teaches at Oita Tomei High School and Grace Musical Instruments Music School. She has studied the clarinet with Sato Miho, Takeda Tadayoshi, Mizuno Megumi, and P. Cuper.