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​oboe player

Ensemble of Tokyo

Musashino Music Academy

Gebrüder Mönnig


Reeds 'n Stuff


"Korean Chamber Orchestra"

"Ensemble of Tokyo"



was born in 1967 in Tokyo, Japan. Since he was three years old, he grew up in Germany, and got musical education with violin, piano and singing (Hannover boy's choir). He started Oboe at age 12, and had his first lessons with Prof. Ingo Goritzki, Germany. After graduating from High School of "Tokyo National University of fine Arts and Music" in 1986 he went to Germany again and studied with Ingo Goritzki in Hannover and in Stuttgart.

Since 1988 he played for substitution as principal Oboist in many Orchestras like: Beethovenhalle Bonn, New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra with Seiji Ozawa, Yomiuri Symphony Orchestra, and since 1998 he was invited several times to Budapest Festival Orchestra with Ivan Fischer.


He has played as a soloist with: New Japan Philharmonic, Ensemble of Tokyo, Kammerphilharmonie Amade, Korean Chamber Ensemble, Kammerakademie Yono, Radio-Symphony-Orchestra Seoul (KBS, TV & Radio), Peking Symphony Orchestra, Sofia Philharmonic and I Solisti Italiani.

In September 2001, he performed I.Yun's doubleconcerto with KCO in the chamber music hall of the Berliner Philharmonie.

Since many years, he has been performing in following Festivals: Mt.Fuji, Yamanami, Obuse, Sommerliche Musiktage Soest, Rheingau, Naantali, Bad Brückenau, Affinis and Kurashiki Music Festival.


In 1999, he has become one of the faculty members at Academiae Musicae Musashino, Tokyo.

1993-1999 Principal Oboist of Philharmonia Hungarica Marl, Germany

2002-2005 Principal Oboist of New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra 

2006-2023 Principal Oboist of NHK Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo.

In 2017, he became leader of the "Ensemble of Tokyo"

In 2023, he was appointed to the Solo-Oboist of Korean Chamber Orchestra.



Satoki Aoyama is playing Instruments of  " Gebrüder Mönnig"


Oboe:155AMG Satoki Style / 155AM Satoki Style delSOL

Oboe d'amore:170AM / 170AM delSOL

Englishhorn:180AM / 180D Diamant / 180D delSOL


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