Japanese Artists

Mayumi Hama

  • Marimba



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Mayumi Hama graduated with top honors in percussion performance(Marimba Major) from the Toho Gakuen College of Music. After completing the graduate course at the college, she was admitted to the University of Michigan for a special post-masters research course.


She studied the marimba under Keiko Abe and Michael Udow, the percussion performance under Kyoichi Sano, and the drum set under Michael Gould.




Mayumi Hama’s Career


“Mayumi Hama and Friends From Michigan” (Anchore concert) in Shimosuwa, Nagano


Played in the 13th Academi percussive enseble performance “The Shattered Mirror” as a guest performer in Seoul, Korea


“Marimba and Piano Houga-coppice-no Oto Concert” in Miyoshi-cho, Saitama


“PIANO & MARIMBA Bikkuri! Odoroki-no Ongaku-kai” (piano & marimba concert) in Takeo-shi, Saga


“HINASE Smile Classic Concert” in Hinase-cho, Okayama


“Mayumi Hama Marimba Concert” in Hitachinaka-shi, Ibaraki


Performed in “Masanori Kato Gosenfu-no Canvas” at Tiara Koto, Tokyo


“Wakabatachi Joint Concert” at Tuda Hall, Tokyo


“Kazoku-no Ongakukai” (concert for families) in Izumo-shi, Shimane and in Setoda-cho, Hiroshima


A joint concert in Mitsukaido-shi, Ibaraki


“Cello & Marimba Fresh Concert” in Yamakawa-cho, Tokushima


“Marimba and Piano Oshaberi Concert” in Kawaguchiko-shi, Yamanashi


“Mayumi Hama and Friends From Michigan” (concert)at the Bunkyo Civic Hall (Tokyo) and in Hikone-shi, Shimane


Performed in “Masanori Kato Gosenfu-no Canvas Vol.2” at Monnaka Tenjo Hall, Tokyo


Played at a concert for children in Okaya-shi, Nagano


“DEBUT CONCERT 12:15” at Toppan Hall in Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo


Mayumi Hama Marimba Concert” in Hikone-city, Shiga and Suwa-shi, Nagano


Played at the Marimba Festival as a guest performer in Fukita-shi, Osaka


“Hama Mayumi to Kataru Marimba no Yuube” at Kitatopia in Kita-ku, Tokyo


Releised her first CD “soundscapes” in U.S.A

Held a memorial recital for winning the prize at the competition

“Mayumi Hama Recital” in Shimosuwa-cho, Nagano

Played at the International Marimba Festival as a guest performer in Fukita-shi, Osaka

Played at the Percussive Arts Society Convention as a guest performer in Dallas, Texas

Held a recital at the Opera House Recital Hall in Seoul, Korea


Held a recital in Michigan, U.S.A

Played at the concert of the University of Michigan

Won the 2nd prize at the 2nd World Marimba Competition

Performed on NHK Nagano TV


Played in “The Shattered Mirror”, the world’s first percussion opera held by the Percussive Arts Sciety Convention in Orlando, Florida.

Concert tour in Ireland.

Performed at the Japanese Music Festival


Performed at the 67th Yomiuri Concert for noteworthy new players on the recommendation of the Dean of the Toho Gakuen College of Music

Concert tour in Shiga, Nara, and Fukushima prefectures

Performed on NHK’s Educational TV


Performed with the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra


Performed on NHK’s Educational TV

Performed in China as a member of a goodwill mission (Tianjin, Beijing)