Tomoko Koide, she started to play the guitar at the age of fourteen.
She 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
has studied the lute & lute songs with Kenji Sano, Mamiko Hirai, Takashi
Tsunoda, Paul O'dette, and Evangelina Mascardi.
Tomoko has played with many singers and various kinds of instrument players
like viol, flute, frauto traverso, sitar and nyckellharpa, and has also taken part in
recording projects. Tomoko has given lectures concerning lute and lute songs.
She has been interested in Moomin stories for a quater of a century....