Ryoko Kondo (1975, Kyoto, Japan) trained at the Toho Gakuen Music School in Tokyo and at the Utrecht Conservatory, where she was taught by Sumiko Nagaoka and Ton Hartsuiker. She also studied with Vitaly Margulis in Freiburg (Germany). Ryoko Kondo took violin lessons from Victor Lieberman and Philip Hirschhorn, and lessons in song accompaniment from Udo Reinemann. In 1996, she joined Dutch National Ballet as a pianist. She gives regular recitals in Japan, the Netherlands and other European countries.
•1990, Eduard Flipse Concours (Rotterdam)
•1990, Vriendenkrans-prijs, Association of the Friends of the Concertgebouw.