Japanese violinist Hozumi Murata was a prizewinner in a national competition in Japan, where he began his studies with Prof. Toshiya Eto. He made the move to Europe in order to continue his studies at the Music Academy in Prague and has been here ever since.
He was a prizewinner in the Carl Nielsen International Violin Competition in Odense (Denmark) and subsequently performed for several years as a soloist at concerts all over Europe. He later continued his studies in Düsseldorf with Rosa Fain and the Amadeus Quartet.
He took part in numerous masterclasses, where Nathan Milstein and Ivry Gitlis were his most important teachers. Hozumi Muarata has been a member of The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen since 1988.
When asked about his hobbies, Hozumi Murata also names his violin. Alongside his activities with the orchestra, he continues to perform frequently as a soloist and chamber musician.