Yuu Sato

Yuu Sato was born in Fukushima, Japan, 1994, and she began playing the piano at age 3 and from
2014 she studied in Tokyo College of Music. She came to study at the Sibelius Academy as an
exchange student in 2015 and then as a master’s degree student from autumn 2018. Her teacher is
Prof. Erik Tawastsjerna and from 2019 also Prof. Juhani Lagerspetz. She has participated in many
competition in Japan and she won PTNA Piano Competition Grade of D, Japanese Classical Music
Competition, Machida Piano competition and Young Artist Piano Competition in the Concerto
category. She has performed at concerts such as “Bösendorfer Tokyo Lunchtime Concert Series”,
“Kawai Salon Concert in Omotesando Series” organized by Tokyo College of Music, Concert organized
by Japan Piano Technicians Association and piano concerto with Orchestra organized by Japanese
Classical Music Competition. During her studies, she took part in several masterclasses, Prof. Ronan
O’Hora, Prof. Elisso Virsaladze, Prof. Martin Beaver, Prof. Nino Jvania and Prof. Mati Mikalai.