Saki Kato is a Japanese classical guitarist who specialises in the areas of new music performance and community music-making. In 2019 she gave her debut recital at the Wigmore Hall for the Julian Bream Trust, which included the world premiere of Edward Cowie’s Stream and Variations. As a Julian Bream Trust scholar, Saki studied privately with Julian Bream from 2017–20. As a soloist and member of the Miyabi Duo, Saki regularly collaborates with composers including Sylvia Lim and Mihailo Trandafilovski, whose pieces they premiered at the Wigmore Hall. They have recorded music by Edward Cowie and Mihailo Trandafilovski, which was released in 2022 by Métier.

Saki’s extensive community music-making work includes leading musical workshops for participants of all ages. In 2020 she was awarded fellowships at Wigmore Hall Learning and Open Academy (RAM) to develop these skills. She works regularly with Britten Pears Arts, Royal Academy of Music, and Wigmore Hall Learning.Saki graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in 2020, having been awarded the Dove Award, the John McAslan Prize, the Timothy Gilson Guitar Prize, and the LRAM diploma.

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