About Aya Suzuki
Aya started studying music at the age of six. Another six years later, when she was twelve, she took up the marimba and percussion. After graduating high school, a time in which she already played many solo concerts,
she went on to study at the Toho-Gakuen school of music in Tokyo, where she was taught by the world-renowned marimba player Keiko Abe.
This led up to a first prize in The contest of Marimba Spiritual in 2012, which was held in the memory of composer Minoru Miki. In 2013 Aya won the First prize in the marimba competetition at the Drum Festival in Poland (including the overall GrandPrix) and was a finalist of the South California International Marimba Competition (SCIMC). She is currently enrolled as a master student at the Ghent Conservatory in Belgium and member of Az artist.