A Melbourne based multi instrumentalist from Osaka, Japan. She graduated Osaka College of Music in 1990 and began playing Japanese traditional instruments (Taiko drums and Shinobue Flute) in 1998. Ever since, she has been composing and arranging original music in this genre. Ayako has also been teaching herself Sanshin (Okinawan Banjo) since 2010. She had the opportunity to take Taiko, Shinobue and Sanshin workshops in 2011, 2013 and 2014 whilst on tour in Japan. She currently teaches Shinobue in Melbourne.
Ayako Fujii graduated a Diploma of Music from Monash University in 2014.