United Kingdom

Coco Inman

Japanese-born British violinist Coco Inman is currently in her final year at the Royal College of Music as an RCM scholar, studying with Radu Blidar.

She has given numerous solo recitals in venues across the UK including the Bridgewater Hall, Steinway Hall, RNCM concert Hall as well as venues across Europe including, Italy, Belgium, France and Norway. She holds prizes in competitions from a young age such as 2nd prize at the Concours Interational Artur Grumiaux pour jeunes violonistes in 2014 and 1st prize winner at the Chetham’s Concerto Competition, performing Shostakovich’s 1st violin concerto. Coco has participated in masterclasses with world-renowned violinists Maxim Vengerov, Renaud Capuçon, Alf Richard Kraggerud and Schmuel Ashkenasi.

As a chamber player she is a founding member of the Parry Trio, performing across the UK and delivering workshops as part of Live Music Now. Coco is also a member of newly found quartet, the Hogarth Quartet exploring classical and early romantic works on period instruments. In 2019 Coco performed and radio broadcast in Austria, Germany, Hungary, Ukraine and Serbia as part of chamber festival Colluvio. She has had masterclasses with members of the Sacconi and Carducci Quartets as well as a collaborative performance with members of New York based Harlem Quartet.

Coco is an avid orchestral player participating in various projects within the RCM and has been concertmaster and section principal working with conductors such as Sir Antonio Pappano, Jac van Steen, Paul McCreesh and Holly Mathieson. Coco has been a member of EUYO since 2020.