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Jun Chiki Chikuma, Nay player and Composer

June Chikuma

Arabic Nay player and composer

June Chikuma is a Japanese composer and Arabic Nay Player. She studied Arabic Nay, composition and Tunisian Music under Prof. Slaheddine El Manaa of l'Institut Superieur de Musique de Tunis. She studied also Oud and Egyptian music under Prof. Ali Sriti and Qanun under Zakia Hannashi of the same Institute. She studied Riqq under the Egyptian Riqq player Haytham Farghaly since 2005. June qualified of teaching: Nay and Arab music theory. She presides a classical Arabic music ensemble "Le Club Bachraf". Released CD"Le Club Bachraf"(2000, Pastrorale Records) and CDhConcert at Dar Rachidiah(2013, Pastrorale Records). She gave concert tour in Tunisia(Monastir, Sfax, Tunis) organized by Ministry of Culture in Tunisia and Embassy of Japan in Tunisia, supported by Japan Foundation(2001). June participated in : the 3rd Music Festival organized by the Arab World Institute in Paris(2002) , the 11th Arab Music Festival and Conference organized by Cairo Opera House(2002). She gave concerts in the Kingdom of Bahrain(Muharraq) organized by Ministry of Information in Bahrain and Embassy of Japan in Bahrain, supported by Toyota Motors, Ebrahim K. Kanoo & Japan Foundation(2003). She participated the 22nd, 23rd, 24th and 25th Medina Festival,Tunis(2004 - 2007). Also participated in the 44th International Festival of Hammamet, Tunisia(2008). Gave concert at La Fontaine Centre of Contemporary Art(Manama, Bahrain, 2009). Participated in the Festival Arts-Med "Shoumous"(Nabeul, Tunisia, 2010). Also gave concert at Saad Zaghloul Culture Center(2011, 2012, Cairo, Egypt), Rachidia Institute Concert(Tunis 2013) and Tarnimet Festival(Tunis 2014). She is one of the producers of Pastorale Records. June composed many pieces for TV, CM, films. And also composed video game soundtracks of Bomberman, Adventure Island and Faxanadu. RVNG Intl./Freedom To Spend released June Chikuma's solo album LP"Les Archives"(March 2019). Star Creature released her solo album LP"The Midas Touch"(May 2022). She provides arab-music.com. She is a part-time lecturer of KOKUSHIKAN University. a.k.a. Jun Chikuma, Jun Chiki Chikuma

Taqsim Nay Boustanikar - June Chikuma - Le Club Bachraf at Dar Rachidia 2013(YouTube)
Le Club Bachraf concert at Saad Zaghloul culture center Cairo 2012 - Inta Omri(YouTube)
Le Club Bachraf concert at Saad Zaghloul culture center Cairo 2012 - Lissa Fakir(YouTube)
Le Club Bachraf/Sonic and the Secret Rings OST on SoundCloud
June Chikuma on SoundCloud
June Chikuma on YouTube

June Chikuma Recording Works
June Chikuma Bomberman Music


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