Official website of Kyoko Sako, Hiroshima-based professional mandolin performer. From the beginning of her career, she has performed around the world, Japan, Germany, France, South Korea and other countries. She is enthusiastically participating in Ensemble Nomad and contemporary music ensemble Rosetta and working on the premiere and replay of contemporary music. In addition to performance activities, She also teaches Mandolin in University and conduct Mandolin Orchestra.
Kyoko Sako was born in Hiroshima and started Mandolin when she was junior high school student. She graduated from Elisabeth University of Music, and received master degree from Cologne University of Music and Dance(Wuppertal). She got a scholarship from Nakamura music foundation in 2011.
She won several prizes and performed in many concerts. She has also released a duo mandolins CD “Tabidachi no Uta” together with M.Kawaguchi in 2009. She presented a solo concert with mandolin pieces in 2012. After this solo concert, she has started a music journey to find new possibilities of expression. Literature themed Mandolin recital(Classic Guitar Toshimitsu Kamigaichi) in 2014. Concert “Shin Kyo Chi” together with a world well-know guitarist, Norio Sato in 2016. Mandolin solo concert “Kyo Kai” presented mixture of mandolin and electronics “Sign of the Times” (Shintaro Imai) and "Piano Phase for two pianos" (Steve Reich).
From the beginning of her career, Kyoko has performed around the world, Japan, Germany, France, South Korea and other countries. She is enthusiastically participating in Ensemble Nomad and contemporary music ensemble Rosetta and working on the premiere and replay of contemporary music. In addition to performance activities, Kyoko also teaches Mandolin in Elisabeth University of Music and conduct Mandolin Orchestra.
もみじ (三味線＆マンドリン) / 川東陽華＆佐古季暢子 Haruka Kawahigashi＆Kyoko Sako
虫の声 (三味線＆マンドリン) / 川東陽華＆佐古季暢子 Haruka Kawahigashi＆Kyoko Sako
I love Cappuccino Mandolin Solo (マンドリン独奏) / 佐古季暢子 Kyoko Sako
Kyoko Sako offers various Mandolin lessons from Baroque mandolin, Napoli Mandolin, Mandolin Tenore and Mandoloncello. Private lesson is available for beginner to advanced students(ages 5+). Sako Musik Büro offers flexible and professional Mandolin lessons.
1 lesson: 30 min. 3,000 yen / 60 min. 5,000 yen (contact us for booking)
If you are interested in, please feel free to contact. We also have a Mandolin for a student who wants to begin and enjoy Mandolin♪
Lesson room in Takasu Hiroshima
〒733-0871 Hiroshima, Nishi Ward, Takasu, 1 Chome−8−18 (4 minutes walk from Hiroden Takasu station).
When you visit our lesson room, please contact before your visit.
We will arrange lesson schedule and program for you.
Elisabeth University of Music: Extension course
From exam preparation for Music University to lifelong learning for Children and Adults.
Step-up Course (Beginner to Intermediate) 45min. 5,000 yen
Academic Course (Music University graduates) 45min. 10,000yen
Professional Course (Master of Music graduate) 45min. 15,000yen ...etc.
Elisabeth University of Music, Extension Center
4-15 Nobori-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima