Tomo Iwakura (Gitarre)
was born in Great Britain. When he was twelve years old he began to learn the guitar with Iwao Suzuki. After his completion of a faculty of law at Gakushuin University in Tokyo he studied the guitar with Michael Koch at Peter-Cornelius-Konservatorium in Mainz, Germany. He finished his study of music in 1997 with an excellent degree. Took lessons of N. Yepes, J. Bream and A. Krause and many others.
He won the first prize and a special prize at the "Gakusei Guitar Competition" in Tokyo and is also a prize winner of the "Concours International de Guitare" in Ile de Re, France.
CD "Felicidade" won BEST ALBUM - Instrumental / Guitar by The July 2015 Akademia Music Awards.
His Bach recordings are On-Aired on US Public Radio Stations.