Fumika Namba, Percussion
Fumika Namba was born in Okayama, Japan, in 1994. She studied percussion with Takafumi Fujimoto at the Tokyo University of the Arts, where she received her Bachelor’s degree, and now studies with Rainer Römer at the Frankfurt Academy of Music and Performing Arts for a Master’s degree in percussion performance. Her concert activities range from solo works to orchestra and opera productions, for example at the Wiesbaden State Theatre or with the orchestra of the Seiji Ozawa Music Academy. From September 2019 to July 2020 she completed an internship as a percussionist at the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Coburg State Theatre. Together with Ririko Saito and Kai Yoshida, she is a member of the percussion trio Percussion Tree.