Rei is a professional composer, arranger and guitarist from Japan. She is a multiplayer plays Yueqin and released 8 CDs (2 Rock Band, 3 Solo, 3 East Asian music projects). She participated in many music products and devoted to the industry (CD, video, animation, film, commercial music, event, festival). Her career has started as a rock guitarist. She taught students at music schools.
Since 2000, she relocated to Paris and started her music career through Europe, United States, Asia and many other countries. She creates her music by fusion of ”Oriental & Western” and ”Modern/Rock and Traditional” music. She moved to Amsterdam in 2005, and established her own company Sakura Music & Art culture center in 2011.
During the autumn of 2013, she suddenly started painting by pointillism. Today, she attempts to combine music and painting or any other artistic activities.
It was 2000-2003 she used to write essay for a Japanese publisher’s company every week. And 2019 she decided to start writing book. It will be published in 2024.
- PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES
1994 Aoniyoshi (Unesco event in Japan)
2002 Embassy of Japan in Paris (concert)
2002 Air France (concert)
2003 Fnac in Paris (concert)
2003 Rande-Vous TOYOTA in Champs-elysee in Paris (concert)
2005 Atlanta Dogwood Festival
2011 Sakura Music & Art (music production)
2015 Noordeslag/Altersonic festival
2016 – 2019 Songhouse Productions (music production)
2017 – current NO SMOKE AMSTERDAM (Rock’nRoll Blues Band)
2023 – current. REISAN (music production & publisher’s)
- TEACHING ACTIVITIES
1991-1996 Pan School of Music
1995-1997 Nippon Kogakuin Techincal College
2007- 2022 Director of Sakura Music & Art
- PAINTING ACTIVITIES
2014 1st exposition at “Eind van de Wereld” in Amsterdam
2015 Weekeind Java in Amsterdam