Eru , cellist

25-year-old Eru has been charming international audiences with her unparalleled artistry and grace since age 6 as a multi-faceted and award-winning soloist and principal with numerous orchestras. She is also a music director and collaborator for STEAM at Harvard University.

Eru is a member of the International High IQ Society and at age 16, she was accepted to the Juilliard School under the tutelage of the late David Soyer, widely considered to be the foremost master of cello pedagogy and a distinguished pupil of the legendary Pablo Casals. Her instructors have also included former Los Angeles Philharmonic Principal Cellist and Professor at University of Southern California, Andrew Shulman.

Eru’s young career path has been been filled with major performances and recording sessions with Hollywood and British Academy-Award winners. She has collaborated with major pop recording artists in both the US. and Japan, including a recent contribution as a soloist on Demi Lovato’s Grammy Award nominated album, “Confidence” and a recent appearance on CBS’s The Late Show with Stephen Colbert with Skrillex, Chance the Rapper and Hundred Waters. She has also performed on numerous video game soundtracks, including Sony’s popular franchise, Everquest. Most recently she was selected as soloist for a special gala event at Carnegie Hall presented by the United Nations.

 Eru has performed with symphonies all over the world including the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London, the Hawaii Symphony, Orchestra in Dusseldorf, and the New York City Ballet to name a few. She has also regularly performed as guest soloist at celebrated venues such as Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Wembley Arena, Mitsubishi Electric Halle, Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Adrienne Arsht Center and Shanghai Symphony Hall.

In Fall 2014, Eru performed as a guest soloist with the Shanghai Philharmonic in a concert in which she was invited as a Foreign Friendship Ambassador starring in the world premiere of Chinese composer Peng-Peng Gong’s historical Rejuvenation Symphony – the largest classical symphony in Chinese history. This was a 100 minute piece written for Eru by the Composer and Director of the Shanghai Philharmonic. 

In 2015 Eru performed as star cellist at a gala concert with Nathan Pacheco and David Archuleta, at the Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami, Florida and joined a symphonic rock band, Critical Hit.

Eru has also dazzled audiences on television on a variety of broadcasts, in addition to being featured in a highly regarded television project as a young prodigy at age 12. In 2015, Eru made an appearance in a TV documentary filmed in Warsaw, Poland where she performed a cello sonata by Chopin as the featured performer.

Eru was invited to be a guest of honor two years running at the largest anime convention in the world, Anime Expo, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. (Alongside legendary rock band KISS).

Last year Eru was selected as an honored recipient of a life-time loan of an 1835 Italian cello sponsored by Violin Assets in Germany.



TOHO CINEMAS Concert Series : Voicarion II GHOST CLUB
Finished my month long journey of collaboration with these amazing Actors in Tokyo. What a fantastic experience to perform fourteen shows side by side with some of the greatest super stars in Japan! Next stop... Santorini!
東宝の音楽朗読劇『ヴォイサリオンII GHOST CLUB』を8月31 日~9月7日シアタークリエで演奏させて頂きました!チケットも発売と同時に即完売になる程のステージに

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TOHO CINEMAS Concert Series : Voicarion II GHOST CLUB Finished my month long journey of collaboration with these amazing Actors in Tokyo. What a fantastic experience to perform fourteen shows side by ...

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Eru Matsumoto added 8 new photos to the album: DOTA2 International Championship. ... See MoreSee Less

DOTA2 International championship show with critical hit ����#criticalhit #dota2 #dotachampionship #teamliquid #t17 #lindseystirling #keyarenaseattlecenter #valveorchestra #erumatsumoto #electr...

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Solo cello before the Grand Finals at DOTA 2 International in Seattle for a super amazing audience of 20,000 + over 500,000 live streaming the concert! What a thrill!! ... See MoreSee Less

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