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Christopher S. Gibson, cello  


4才よりチェロを始める。高校在学中に Tanglewood, Indiana University, Interlochen の夏期プログラムに参加。横浜インターナショナルスクール卒業後、2005年に米イェール大学に進学、哲学・政治学を二重専攻。在学中、チェリストAldo Parisot氏とのオーディションに合格し、イェール音楽院のOle Akahoshi氏にチェロを、Wendy Sharp氏に室内楽を師事する。2012年冬、国際演奏家協会新人オーディションにてバッハ無伴奏バイオリンパルティータ第2番の演奏で入賞した際、審査員の一人であるバイオリニスト川畠成道氏から「曲の世界に入り込むことの出来る演奏」という賛辞を受ける。チェリストとして東京・鎌倉を中心に活躍中。

Half American and half Japanese, Christopher was born in Traverse City, Michigan and started cello at age four. He moved to Japan for elementary school, and studied cello with Shunsuke Fujimura at the NHK Orchestra. During high school, he participated in summer music camps at the Boston University Tanglewood InstituteInterlochen Arts Camp, and Indiana University Summer String Academy. Upon graduating Yokohama International School, he entered Yale University, majoring in Philosophy and Political Science. After passing an audition with cellist Aldo Parisot, Christopher took lessons with Ole Akahoshi and Wendy Sharp at the Yale School of Music as an undergraduate cellist. 

In Winter 2012, he won the New Artist Competition at the International Artist Association (IAA)  with comments from violinist Narimichi Kawabata, who remarked that Gibson's Bach "allows the listener to enter the world of the piece.” He has performed from Bach's Suites for Solo Cello and Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin  at the Yokohama Minato Mirai Hall, the  Sumida Triphony Hall and other venues. 

"A performance that allows the listener to enter the world of the piece." 

Narimichi Kawabata, violinist

"Bach that speaks from the soul."

Yoshimi Kanemitsu, vocalist

"There is a particular Wabi (quiet subtlety) in the sound timbre"

Hiramine Akio, pianist

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バイオリニスト 川畠成道


声楽家 金光良美


ピアニスト 平峯章生

© Christopher S. Gibson 2016