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Momo Sakura
Music/Sound | Traditional Japanese Music |  Traditional Japanese Performance  (WA)
Japanese "kimono" flautist / Composer, Momo-chiyo is a well-known, unique and distinguished artiste. She performs traditional and original Japanese music while dressed in her colourful kimono costumes. Her music and performance are both haunting and spellbinding. She is popular in Japan and Australia and has several CDs to her name.

Tokyo-born Momo-chiyo started playing the piano at the age of nine, then flute studies at the age of ten.
She studied at the Tokyo College of Music and gave her first solo recital in Perth.

In 2007, she wrote her original work "the Snow woman" based on the story of "Yuki onna" by Yakumo Koizumi. The premiere performance was conducted by Consulate General of Japan in Perth.

In January 2009, her "kojo no tsuki" performance was used for TV documentary programme "Bombers moon" PBS Network, United states.

In 2010, she completed the album "Ise ~heart of the Isuzu river" which is combination of natural river sound of the sacred Isuzu river and momochiyo’s flute sound. This album certainly gives an opportunity to meet something very ancient and sacred Japanese beauty.

Latest album is "ISE ~heart of Isuzu river~, available at iTunes store.

After the Great East Earthquake, March 2011, she had many charity performances in Australia.

She regularly gives concerts both in Australia and Japan.
  Photos: "Journey to Japan" party on 4th of December, 2011; Street charity performance for the surviors of the Great East Earthquake in March, 2011
Website: http://web.me.com/kimonoflute/
Email: kimonoflute@me.com