Born in Japan in 1992,Shotaro Nishimura began to study the piano at age of 7.
He won the award at various competitions.
In 2009,the 15th Hupfer Tosu Piano
in 2013,the 25th Vega Takarazuka Music Competition(1st prize),
in 2016,the 5th Imola Piano Award(1st prize) in Italy,
the 14th Tokyo Music Competition(2nd prize and audience prize),
in 2017,the 11th Campillos International Piano Competition(3rd prize) in Spain.
In 2018,the 21st Jean Francaix International Piano Competition(3rd prize) in France and the 56th Arcangelo Speranza International Piano
Competition(3rd prize,Audience prize and Conservatorio "Giovanni Paisiello"prize) in Italy.
In 2019,the 38th Delia Steinberg International Piano Competition(2nd prize) in Spain.
He has performed concerto with the Tokyo University of the Arts Orchestra(Cond.Ken Takaseki),the Morocco
Philharmonic Orchestra(Cond.Olivier Holt),the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra(Cond.Kazumasa Watanabe) ,the Malaga Provincial Symphonic
Orchestra(Cond.Salvador Vázquez Sánchez) and
Tokyo Symphony Orchestra(Cond.Takeshi Ooi).
He studied with Prof.Takako Ogusu,Emi Takemoto,Koki Shimuzu,Nobuhito Nakai,Miwako Takeda and Katsumi Ueda.He took lessons of renowned
pianist such as Eva Poblocka,Andrey Pisarev and Micher Beroff.
He graduated from Omiya Koryo high school and Tokyo University of the Arts(Bachelor,Master).
Now he’s enrolled in Imola Piano Academy in Italy and studies with Prof. Leonid Margarius.