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Kayoko Minamino (ARAM) is an active performer in the UK and abroad and has won many prizes including the 1st prize at the ‘Friedrich Kuhlau’ International Flute Competition in Germany and the Royal Academy of Music Flute Competition in London. She was given scholarships from the RAM and the Philharmonia Orchestra to study with William Bennett for two years in the RAM, which she graduated with distinction in 2009.

She is currently principal flute of the Orquestra do Norte in Portugal.


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  • I have been elected Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (ARAM).


  • “Kayoko Minamino dazzled with her arrangement of Wieniawsky’s Scherzo-Tarantella.” was printed by a reviewer in the British flute magazine in September 2010.


  • My arrangement of Saint-Saëns Flute Sonata (originally for Clarinet) will be published by the American publisher, Falls House Press.