Japanese cellist Ayako Watanabe Halder was born in Tokyo, Japan. She had earned her degree from Toho University, Eastman School of Music and full scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music. She studied with Prof. Hakuro Mori, Prof. Alan Harris, and Prof. David Strange. She is a winner for several competitions in Japan.
Currently Aya is actively performing and teaching Cello and Piano in London and Tokyo.
Where did you study music? I studied in Japan, U.S and London.
What is your favourite piece of music? I like Beethoven Symphonies
What single thing could you not live without? good night sleep
Who has inspired you the most? Grandma
Where did you grow up? Tokyo, Japan
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