University of North Texas, Kunitachi College of Music
Dr. Brian Bowman, Prof. Toru Miura, and Prof. Kaoru Tsuyuki
Placed 2nd at the 2012 Japan Wind and Percussion Competition (1st prize was not awarded) and won 3rd place at the 2009 Leonard Falcone International Competition
Mai Kokubo (Euphonium) is from Shizuoka, Japan and holds a Master of Music Degree in Euphonium Performance from University of North Texas where she studied under Dr. Brian Bowman.She also holds a bachelor's degree from Kunitachi College of Music where she studied under Mr. Toru Miura.
She placed 2nd at the 2012 Japan Wind and Percussion Competition (1st prize was not awarded) and won 3rd place at the 2009 Leonard Falcone International Competition. As a Soloist, she has performed with Tokyo New City Orchestra,
UNT Symphony Orchestra, UNT Wind Symphony, and with multiple school bands.
She has also been invited to appear as guest artist at various esteemed music festivals including the 2012 Willson Festival in Tokyo, Japan, and International Tuba Euphonium Conference (ITEC) 2014 in Indiana, U.S. Mai hosted "Euphonium and Tuba Festibal in Hamamtsu" in May 2015 and May 2018. Over 200 participants enjoyed many events such as warm-up clinic, band excerpts, and recitals by her college students and professional musicians.
She currently teaches at Senzoku Gakuen College of Music, Kinjyo Gakuin University, and Tokoha Gakuen Junior Collge.