Yuuki is a professional cellist looking for work in and around Manchester
Having graduated from the International Menuhin Music Academy, Yuuki Bouterey-Ishido currently studies at the Royal Northern College of Music under cellist Hannah Roberts.
Yuuki has been invited to perform at major festivals around the world, including the Schnittke Festival in London and the Semaine Internationale de Piano et de musique de chambre in Switzerland. Other significant performances include solo recitals in Japan, Italy and New Zealand. He has also toured Europe extensively over three years as a member of the Menuhin Academy Soloists under the direction of Maxim Vengerov.
Yuuki is also a passionate chamber musician and has won many prizes with different chamber groups, as well as being invited to perform in chamber festivals in Switzerland and Romania. He currently performs regularly as a member of the Valette Piano Trio in and around Manchester.
Masterclasses include those with Julian Lloyd Weber, Alexander Ivashkin, Frans Helmerson, Gautier Capuçon, Christoph Henkel, Ralph Kirschbaum and Miklós Perényi.
Major prizes include the String Player Award at the Gisborne International Music Competition 2017, Finalist in the Barbirolli Cello Prize in Manchester and 2nd Prize in the National Concerto Competition in New Zealand, among numerous other prizes and awards.