Yae Yamamichi

Yae Yamamichi took an interest in kabuki and bunraku from a young age. She began studying gidayu shamisen with Yanodayu Takemoto from the age of six and Japanese hayashi with Sako Tanaka and Yoko Mochizuki from the age of ten. She is currently enrolled at the Department of Musical Creativity and the Environment in the Faculty of Music Tokyo University of the Arts. She has been a member of Kinoshita Kabuki since 2018. She composes new songs of gidayubushi based on the motif of classic works and uses them to stage dramas and dance performances. Source: Kuma Fondation