Performing on Sankyo Flutes Since 2013
Sankyo CF 601 Flute
“I fell in love with Sankyo’s craftsmanship. I’ll work hard to create better and better music as my role!”
Born in Nagano in 1984, Yuya Kanda started studying music at the age of seven with Hitomi Oriishi. He studied the flute at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music with Chang-Kook Kim, Paul Meisen, Tomio Nakano, Hiroaki Kanda and Dogen Kinowaki. He continued his studies in France at the National Conservatory Regional de Paris with Vincent Lucas, and then at the Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris with Shigenori Kudo and Masako Kudo.
Yuya Kanda is Principal Flutist of the Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra. He is also a founding member of the flute ensemble Magnum Trio. He has performed in Japan, France, Korea and the United Kingdom.