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SHOKO

Shoko Igarashi is an international musician.

She was born in 1991 in Yamagata. She is an accomplished woodwinds specialist being able to play the Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone and the flute. She is also an arranger and a composer.

Shoko began studying the tenor saxophone when she was in elementary school. She attended the music high school, Senzoku Gakuen High School where she received classical and basic jazz training. In 2012, Shoko was accepted into Berklee College of Music as a scholarship student.

During this time she began establishing herself as one of the top local jazz musicians. She graduated from Berklee College of Music and and received her bachelor’s degree. Currently residing in New York City, Shoko quickly rose to popularity as a saxophonist and is constantly called on for concerts, performances at venues and recordings.