Sakakibara Toshiko


Toshiko Sakakibara was born in Tsuchiura Japan.

She studied first in Japan at the Tokyo College of Music with Prof. Isamu Omori and at Toho Gakuen School of Music with Prof Risei Kitazume.

Later on studies with Karl Leister in Tokyo and Berlin and with Elmar Schmid in Zurich.

1996-2002 clarinetist of Zürcher Kammerorchester.

Toshiko Sakakibara lives as freelance musician in Basel. Toshiko is internationally activ as chamber musician; she is a member of Cappella Andrea Barca under Sir András Schiff. The intense work in Contemporary Music with Ensemble Phoenix Basel is one of her main concerns from the beginning.