Shogo Kubo

Times Sq pic: Man playing bass in city square on corner of Broadway and 43rd Street.

Shogo Kubo began playing classical guitar at the age of 10 and studied under Mitsutoshi Tanaka, Armando Marrosu, and Antonio Suero. He has performed and taught at the Obihiro New Musicians Concert and was a resident performer at the Obihiro Takarajima for five years. Kubo has also performed at the Emilio Pujure Institute of Music in Spain, at the Hokkaido Cultural Center (for the Prime Minister of New Zealand), at the New Zealand/Japan Society, and numerous other venues. His international performances include the Obihiro Centennial Museum Concert, the Chernobyl Charity Concert, H.I.C.O. Concerts, and many others.

After moving to the U.S., he has performed at Merkin Concert Hall, the holiday fair at Grand Central Terminal, the US Open, and other events. Kubo is also an instructor at the Florentine Music School.