©Marjola Rukaj
©Marjola Rukaj

Japanese musician Terukaku Yamashita was born in 1994 in Kyoto. Since his childhood, he has been learning guitar and composing from his father Kazuhito Yamashita and mother Keiko Fujiie. As a guitarist, he has already performed in more than 15 countries, both as a soloist and also as a member of his family ensemble. Through performances of his own pieces, he is now creating new music activities and his innovative music and sensitive interpretation are highly appreciated. Since 2013 he has been living in Berlin and studying composition, improvisation and interpretation practice on the guitar with Carlo Domeniconi. He is also studying composition(with Prof. Elena Mendoza) and classical guitar (with Tzwetan Stoyanov) in Berlin Arts University. He has participated in master classes of Argentine guitarist Ricardo Moyano and other musicians. His solo and ensemble pieces are also performed by many musicians, including his father Kazuhito Yamashita and other great musicians in Japan, Germany, France, Hungary, the USA and other counties.