Mayuko Matsumoto was born in Nagano, Japan in 1994. She has composed not only musical works for chamber, solo and orchestra but also various works by collaboration with dance or picture books for children. She studied composition at Nihon University College of Arts in Tokyo and with Hiroyuki Itoh, Naoko Hishinuma, and Sumio Kobayashi. She completed the master’s program in 2019.

In 2019, she has received several prizes for music compositions; Yukawa Osamu Prize from Nihon University College of Arts, 1st prize at the 88th Music Competition of Japan, the Meiji-Yasuda Prize and Miyoshi one, and the Audience Prize at the 36th JSCM award for composers.

She belongs to Nihon University College of Arts as researcher to study musical education and composition since 2021. Her music has been performed in Japan, by some of best ensembles and performer for new music.

松本 真結子