She arrived early to setup her instruments. Was very helpful w song choices. Good eye contact was useful for guidance of special requested songs. would hire her again and recommend. Very affordable compared to others.
Michi Fuji was born in Toyota City, Aichi Japan.
Started playing the violin at the age of 3.
After graduating from Sugiyamajogakuen Senior High School,
she attended Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music,
graduated with a Bachelor Degree of Fine Arts and Instrumental Music.
After graduation, Michi completed one additional year of
Post Undergraduate Studies at Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music
majoring in Violin Research.
During this period of time, Michi became a member of the Aichi Chamber Orchestra.
In 2008, Michi moved to New York to continue her musical studies at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music where she studied with Junior Mance.
Upon graduating from the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, Michi became a permanent member of the Junior Mance Trio and has toured with him extensively throughout the world. Michi is featured on Junior Mance's latest CD, “ The Three of Us” which was released in 2012. In addition, Michi released her first CD “ Flight No.822 “ in 2008.
Some of the tour dates and venues that Michi Fuji has appeared during the three years as a member of the Junior Mance Trio includes:
a) Venues in New York City and surrounding areas: Kitano, Knickerbocker, Shanghai Jazz, Abyssinian Baptist Church, Saint Peter's Church, Bethany Baptist Church.
2012: a.Vail Jazz Festival… (Colorado)
b.Marian's Jazz Room… (Bern Switzerland)
c.Jazz Cat Club… (Ascona Switzerland)
d.The Smithsonian American art Museum… (Washington DC)
e.Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Legacy Concert… (The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music)
f.Nonoichi Big Apple… (Japan)
g.Memphis Sound… (Memphis Tennessee)
2013: a.Hot Jazz… (Israel)
b.Zappa Club… (Tel Aviv)
c.Tel Aviv Museum of Art… (Tel Aviv)
d.Aba Hushi Center… (Haifa)
e.Jerusalem Theater… (Jerusalem)
f.Unitarian Church… (Evanston Illinois)
g.Hamamatsu Jazz Festival… (Japan)
h.Crested Butte… (Colorado)
i.Teatro Manzoni… (Milan Italy)
2014: Hamilton College… (Clinton New York)
Music lovers can listen and see Michi Fuji performing in New York City.
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