Shinya Ozaki was born in Kagoshima, Japan on January 28, 1959, to a family
of art teachers. At the age of four, he began studying piano. He graduated
from Toho Gakuen School of Music in 1982, studied with Seiji Ozawa,
Kazuyoshi Akiyama, and Jean Furnet. He also studied conducting at te
Academia musicale Chigiana with Franco Ferrara.

He has received prizes at the following competitions.

1993 Received 3rd prize "Dinu Nicrescu" International Competition for Conductors in Brasov, Romania
1982 Won First place at the conducting competiton held at Toho Gakuen School of Music which was judged by conductor Seiji Ozawa. As a result of the
competition was appointed conductor of the Toho Gakuen orchestra. This performance included Bartok's Violin Concerto No.2.

The following is a listing of guest conducting appearances:
Savaria Symphony Orchestra Szombathely, Hungary
"G.Enescu" Philharmonic Orchestra Buchurest, Romania
Moldavia Symphony Orchestra Iasi, Romania
"G. Dima" Philahrmonic Orchestra Brasov, Romania
"Dinu Lippati" Philaharmonic Orchestra Satu Mare, Romania
Sibiu Symphony Orchestra Sibiu, Romania
Oltenia Symphony Orchestra Craiova, Romania
Targu Mures State Philharmonic Orchestra Targu Mures, Romania
The Elmira Symphony Orchestra Elmira,U.S.A.
Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra Osaka, Japan
Gunma Symphony Orchestra Takasaki, Japan
Tokyo Opera Solisten Tokyo, Japan
London Schubert Players London, England
         Position held include:

Principal Conductor of the Targu Mures State Philharmonic Orchestra,
Music Director of Transylvania Chamber Orchestra,  Romania
Music Director of Isada Hall Chamber Orchestra,  Japan
Music Director of MBC Youth Orchestra,  Japan
The Principal Guest Conductor of the London Schubert Players, England


CD of works by Chopin and Mozart.
Chopin: Piano Concerto No.1
Mozart: Piano Concerto KV.537
Orchestra: "Dinu Lipatti" Philharmonic Orchestra
Piano: Kanno Mina
Conductor: Shinya Ozaki
Recorded in Satu Mare Phiharmonic
Hall, Sep. 1997
Electrecord EDC 233

The title of "Pro Urbe" was given to Shinya Ozaki by the city of Targu
Mures, Romania in June 1998. This was only the second time someone has been
honored by Targu Mures with this title.

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