2017-04-15 updated (250 words) Chika Inoue (井上知香), is one of

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2017-04-15 updated (250 words) Chika Inoue (井上知香), is one of
2017-04-15 updated
(250 words)
Chika Inoue (井上知香), is one of the most promising saxophonist of her generation.
She has been praised for her "beautiful tone, acute sensitivity and virtuosic technique." She
has performed with orchestras and at concert halls internationally, appearing as soloist and
chamber musician in the United States, Germany, Italy, China, and Japan with lavishing
admiration. She is engaged in several new concerto projects for the upcoming seasons.
Chika regularly performs in Japan, and appears international venues throughout the world.
She has been a featured performing artist in international festivals such as The Faenza
International Saxophone Festival in Italy, and The Yamaha Saxophone Festival in Japan.
Additionally, she was recitalist and master class teacher at The International Clarinet and
Saxophone Music Festival in Taiyuan, China and University of Arts, Berlin (UdK) in
Germany.
A native of Osaka, Japan, Chika spent most of her youth in Frankfurt, Germany and San
Diego, California. Graduate of the USC Thornton School of Music (D.M.A.), California
State University, Fresno (M.A.), and UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music (B.A.), she is
dedicated to sharing her knowledge with students internationally. She serves on the
faculties of the Los Angeles City College, as well as the California State University,
Dominguez Hills. She is a Conn-Selmer Performing Artist endorsed by Henri Selmer Paris
saxophones.
Chika is committed to sharing classical saxophone music and its diverse capabilities across
the spectrum of music with audiences worldwide. She is currently based in Los Angeles,
California, U.S.A. www.chikainoue.com
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Award winning Conn-Selmer Performing Artist, Chika Inoue (井上知香) is a much sought
after solo saxophonist, chamber musician, clinician and master teacher. Known for her
beautiful tone and virtuosity, Inoue is committed to promoting the diversity of the
saxophone with audiences worldwide. A native of Osaka, Japan, Inoue has performed in
music festivals including Japan, China and Italy and appeared in major concert halls such
as the Walt Disney Concert Hall and Sumida Triphony Hall. A graduate of the USC
Thornton School (DMA), California State University, Fresno (MM), and UCLA Herb
Alpert School of Music (BM), Inoue currently teaches at Los Angeles City College, Pierce
College, and California State University, Dominguez Hills. She is endorsed by Henri
Selmer Paris Saxophones. www.chikainoue.com

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