Mie Ogura – Japan/France

Born in Japan 1973, Mie Ogura started very early to play piano at age of 3, flute at age 7. In 1994, Mie Ogura moved to France, and graduated with Diplôme from Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris under Pierre-Yves Artaud and Sophie Cherrier,and the Academia Musicale de Chigiana(Italy) under Aurèle Nicolet(flute) and Alain Meunier(chamber music) After obtained an contemporary improvisation prize, she also inserested many others language to improvise,she continued to study the baroque flute with Pierre Séchet and jazz improvisation with Glenn Ferris, Jean-Charles Richard, as well as indian music with Patrick Moutal. Mie Ogura is rare flutist in the world who can play different styles such as classical,contemporary,jazz and traditional musique. She has appeared regulary as a soloist and chamber musician with many different ensembles and orchestras,invited from many festivals of Europa,United-States,CanadaJapan,Australia,and recorded on seven CDs. Actually She makes world wide concert tour of Duo with Atanas Ourkouzounov(guitar)and Duo with Marie-Catherine Girod(piano) She is passionate about teaching,edited the jazz flute beginners book « Flute Jazz Coffeebreak »,published in 2005 at Edition Trim(Japan). Actually Flute and Improvisation professor at the Conservatory of city of Paris“Jacques Ibert”.