Yuya Monma / Guiterist

Pops, Rock

Yuya MONMA was borned in Hokkaido, Japan. As a professional guitarlist, he has joined many hall tours across Japan and music programs, and as a studio musician, he has recorded TV commercials and music for the artists. He has experinece of playing the guitar with many famous artists including Yumi Matsutouya, Chris Hart, Tomomi Kahara, Ikuzaburo Yamazaki, and etc. In addition to these, he does compose his own music, and make some arrangement of of the music and chorus. As his own band activities, he released his own CD. He also won Sappor City Jazz Festival, participated in Tront Jazz Festival, and played at Nippon Budoukan, Imperial Theather, etc.


– Winner of Outstanding Award for MIT Electric Guitar Competition in Hokkaido (2006)

– Second Prize Winner for GLC 34th Student Guitar Competition (2009)

– Winner of a Top Class for 39th Kanagawa Newcomer Guitarlist Audition (2010)

–Winner for Ensemble, Axix Duo, Competition(2011)

– Second Prize Winner for Spain Guitar Music Competition (2011)

– First Prize Winner for GLC 37th Student Guitar Competition (2012)

– Winner for Sapporo Park Jazz Contest (2014)