Endo Mari won First Prize at the 72nd Music Competition of Japan, Third Prize (no first prize winner) at the Prague Spring International Music Competition in 2006, and Second Prize at the Enrico Mainardi International Competition in 2008. She has performed with prestigious conductors such as Jean-Pierre Wallez, Kobayashi Kenichiro, Yamada Kazuki, and also prominent orchestras such as the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, FOK Prague Symphony Orchestra, and Salzburg Solisten. Her performances have been highly rated internationally. Endo is also a solo cellist at the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra. She has released seven CDs from avex classics. Besides appearing on TV and performing for films, Endo has been active in a wide range of fields: for example she has served as a personality for NHK-FM radio nationwide program named "Kira-Cla" for eight years since 2012. She received the Saito Hideo Memorial Fund Award in 2009
Endo is one of Argerich's Friends for Argerich Arts Foundation Pinocchio Concerts.
Official website: http://endomari.com