Takuya Okamoto was born in Urayasu (Japan) in 1992 and started learning guitar at the age of ten with Yasufumi Hiratsuka and Masashi Shinohara.

He got many prizes in International competition in Europe and Japan.

Scholarship student of Yamaha Musik Foundation, Cultural rookie award of Chiba.
He has been invited to appear at Guitar Festivals in Austria, Hungary and Romania. Furthermore, he has appeared as soloist with New Philharmonie Chiba Orchestra Japan.
He is currently studying at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna with Alvaro Pierri.

Prizes:

2010 Scholarship student of Yamaha Musik Foundation, Cultural rookie award of Chiba, 2nd prize in Tokyo international Guitar Competition (Japan)

2016 2nd prize in Rust International Guitar Competition “Alirio Diaz“ (Austria), 1st prize in Altheim International Guitar Competition (Austria)

2017 2nd prize in Nordhorn International Guitar Competition (Germany), 2nd prize in Kutna Hora International Guitar Competition (Czech Republic), 2nd prize in Brno International Guitar Competition (Czech Republic)

2018 2nd prize in XIV Alhambra International Competition (Spain)