Violist Mai Motobuchi joined the Borromeo String Quartet in August 2000. She has appeared as soloist, with Yo-Yo Ma, in Strauss’s Don Quixote, under the baton of Seiji Ozawa, has performed with the symphony orchestras of Boston and Houston, and toured with the Colorado String Quartet.
Diploma, Tenrikyo Institute of Music, Japan; B.M., Michigan State University; Diploma, Internationale Meisterkurze Koblenz, Germany; M.M., Shepherd School of Music. Viola with Martha Strongin Katz, Wayne Brooks, Serge Collot, Nobuko Imai, Robert Dan, Walter Trumpler. Also faculty of Tenrikyo Institute of Music.
Photo by Andrew Hurlbut
- soloist, with YoYo Ma, Strauss' "Don Quixote," Seiji Ozawa conducting
- first prize winner,All Japan MBS Youth Music Competition, 1989
- Winning ensemble, All Japan Ensemble Competition, 1990, 1991.
- Winning ensemble, Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition (Junior Division),