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Haruka Fujii

Multi-percussionist Haruka Fujii has become one of the most prominent percussionists and marimbists of her generation. Since 2010 Haruka has performed as a member of the Grammy Award winning Silk Road Ensemble, joining a group of international musicians founded by Yo-Yo Ma. Haruka's passion for introducing audiences to new percussion music has put her on stage with diverse orchestras and ensembles: She has appeared as a soloist with the Munich Philharmonic, Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, Metropolitan Opera, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Nationale de Lyon, and the NHK Symphony Orchestra. Her world premiere recordings can be found on the SONY, Kosei, ALM Records, and Deutsche Grammophon labels. Born in Saitama, Japan, Haruka studied music at the Tokyo National University, the Juilliard School, and the Mannes College of Music. Huraka joined the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players in 2020.