Asa Konishi Jankowska

Was born in Tokyo. Started playing violin at the age of 5, applying Suzuki Method. Graduated from Tokyo University of fine Art and Music as a distinguished student. Studied under Takeaki Sumi, Toshiya Eto and Yoshio Unno.  

She won many prizes. Among a lot of others:
1967 Violin Competition for Primary School Students
1974 Mainichi Press Concern Music Competition
1977 International Wieniawski Competition
1979 International Fritz Kreisler Competition
1983 Bordeaux Music Festival (Gold Medal)

She played as soloist with the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra and the Chamber Orchestra of the Polish National Symphony. She gave concerts in the United States, Italy, Spain, Germany etc and was also a guest soloist with many polish symphonic orchestras.  

In 1997 she had a solo recital in Japan and concerts in Poland.

Since 1986 she is a member of the Zurich Chamber Orchestra.