Makoto Hondo was born in Japan. After graduating in 2012 from the Tokyo University of the Arts, he continued his studies at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et Danse de Paris in the class of Claude Delangle. Since September 2015, he studies at Conservatorium van Amsterdam in the class of Arno Bornkamp as a exchange student of Erasmus programme. He won the 1st prize of 7th Competition International in Slovenia (2013), the 1st prize of Concours International Adolphe Sax au niveau Solist in France (2014), the 1st prize of 2nd Competition International of Saxophone in Andorra (2015), the 2nd prize of 9th Osaka International Chamber Music Competition (2017), and the 1st prize of 34th Japan Wind and Percussion Competition (2017). Baritone saxophonist in Masataka Hirano’s saxophone quartet.
Jul 13 201815:00
recitalKo Sahara (1989): 3 études for baritone saxophoneNaoki Sakata (1981): Liquid Life for baritone saxophone (premiere performance)
ACADEMY OF MUSIC Svetislav Stančić Hall Trg Republike Hrvatske 12