Shizuyo Oka studied clarinet under Michael Arrignon and bass clarinet with J. N. Creca at C.N.S.M. (Conservatoire National Supérieur) in Paris, 1er Prix for clarinet and chamber music. 1992 winner of the Valentino Bucchi Competition in Rom and 1995 in Tokyo. Solo clarinetist of the Orchestre de l’Opéra Eclaté. Soloist performances in Austria and abroad. Member of the ensemble recherche since autumn 1998.