Tatsuki Sasanuma was born in Tokyo in 1994. He first came into contact with the cello at the age of 7 and started learning in earnest at the age of 9.
He won 1st prize and received the Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) award in the high school and cello division in the 65th Student Music Concours of Japan. He also won 1st prize in the Salzburg=Mozart International Chamber Music Competition 2013, 2nd place in the string division of the 12th Tokyo Music Competition and a prize for the cello division in the 83rd Music Competition of Japan.
He has performed in various music festivals including MusicAlp, Kitakyushu International Music Festival, Tokachi Music Festival, Melbourne Cello Festival and Piatigorsky International Cello Festival.
He has also been participating in the Kirishima International Music Festival since 2010 and was awarded the Kirishima International Music Festival Award and the Tsutsumi Tsuyoshi Musical Director Prize.
In addition, he has played with Martha Argerich, Maxim Vengerov, Ivry Gitlis, 2CELLOS and the New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra.
He is a member of Quartet Amabile, La Luce String Octet and Trio Rizzle.
In 2016, he received 3rd prize and the Special Prize for the Best Interpretation of a Commissioned Composition in the string quartet category of the 65th ARD International Music Competition Munich as a member of Quartet Amabile.
In June 2017, he had a solo recital at Gakushuin University in the presence of Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan.
He graduated from the Toho Gakuen Music High School at the top of his class and the Department of German Studies at Gakushuin University, and completed the Soloist Diploma Course of Toho Gakuen College Music Department in March 2017.
Currently, he is a postgraduate student at Toho Gakuen College Music Department under Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi.
In chamber music, he is studying under various teachers including Kazuhide Isomura and Nobuko Yamazaki.
He is the recipient of the Saito Cello Ensemble Scholarship of the Toho Gakuen College Music Department, the Matsuo Academic Foundation Grant, the Yamaha Music Foundation Scholarship and the Rohm Music Foundation Scholarship.
He is an artist of CHANEL Pygmalion Days.
He is using a cello which is made by C.F.Landolfi (Munetsugu Collection).