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Yoshiyuki Nakanishi

Yoshiyuki Nakanishi

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Yoshiyuki Nakanishi is Fox's first Artist Emeritus!

Current position(s): Teaching masterclasses throughout Asia and Europe

Previous position(s): Soloist and Principal Bassoonist of Nagoya Philharmonic (1975-2006); Principal Bassoon for London Symphony Orchestra Canada and New Chamber Winds; Japan Philharmonic Orchestra; Japan Fine Arts Music Association Director; Tokai Chamber Soloist Representative

Education: Yoshi is a graduate of the Toho Music Conservatory and the Indiana University. His teachers were Munio Tozawa, Leonard Sharrow, and Stephen Maxim.

Notable performances/accomplishments: As a soloist, Yoshi performed and recorded concerti by Mozart, Hummel, Weber, and Jolivet with the London Mozart Players and Nagoya Philharmonic. He was awarded the "Culture Medal Aich Prefecture" in 1979.