Winner of the First Prize in the 2021 Kocian International Violin Competition, 14 year old Tokuji Miyasaka has distinguished himself at both the Postacchini International Violin Competition and the International Louis Spohr Competition for Young Violinists and was the winner of the 2021 Music of Remembrance Young Artists/David Tonkonogui Award, the Washington MTNA Junior String Performance Competition, the Seattle Young Artists Music Festival Concerto Competition, was a KING-FM/Seattle Chamber Music Society Young Artist Award Finalist, and was a seven-time gold medal recipient at Spokane’s Musicfest Northwest. After making his solo orchestral debut at age 11 with the Spokane Symphony, Tokuji has since been featured as a soloist with the Fairbanks Symphony, Cascade Symphony, Philharmonia Northwest, and was selected to perform at the Suzuki Association of the Americas biennial National Conference. His summer festivals include the International Violin Academy in Liberec (Czech Republic), Center Stage Strings, Sounding Point Academy, Music to Save Humanity, and the Brian Lewis Young Artists Program. Tokuji has performed in masterclasses for Augustin Hadelich, Martin Chalifour, Martin Beaver, Danielle Belen, Mimi Zweig, and Aleksey Semenenko. A member of the Coleman Violin Studio, Tokuji currently studies violin with Simon James and applied music theory with Hiro David.