Takada is renowned for her wide range of repertoire, from Bach to Piazzolla. Born in Tokyo, she first appeared as a soloist with an orchestra at the age of 11, when she played with both the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Philharmonic. Since that time, she has performed with many renowned symphonies, at many notable festivals and has graced the stage as a soloist in many of the world’s most prestigious concert halls.
S&R Washington Award and the Marimba Special Prize at the IBLA Grand Prize International Competition
First Prize in the Young Concert Artists International Audition
First Prize at the Houston Symphony Ima Hogg National Young Artist Competition
First Prize at the Sorantin Young Artists International Competition
First Prize at the Japan International League of Artists Competition – See more at: http://kjhk.org/web/wp-admin/admin.php?page=gf_entries&view=entry&id=30&lid=126600&filter=&paged=1&pos=19#sthash.QLzCa8Ju.dpuf