Tomoko Koide, she started to play the guitar at the age of fourteen.
Won 2nd prize at G.L.C. Student Guitar Competition, was a finalist at San-in Guitar Competition.
Soon after graduated Doshisha University she started to play the lute,and
have learned lute & lute songs with Kenji Sano, Mamiko Hirai, Takashi
Tsunoda, Paul O'dette, and Evangelina Mascardi.
Tomoko played with many singers and various kind of instrument players
like viol, traverso, flute even with sitar, nyckellharpa players, and attended
recording projects. Tomoko gave lectures about lute and lute songs.
She is also a member of music band for children.
Been into Moomin stories for quater a century....