Born in Hiroshima, Japan in January 2008, Kanae Yagi started playing violin at the age of five. Since 2014 she has been learning violin from Mrs. Miyuki Konoe.


In September 2015 she participated in the international festival "Klassiek op het Amstelveld" in Amsterdam as a soloist on open podium. In February 2016, she won the 3rd prize in the “Maassluise muziekweek” annual music competition in the category of 7-8 year old.


Currently she lives in Amsterdam with her family. She attends the 3rd grade of the International School of Amsterdam, and is a member of the Junior Choir. She loves playing violin and her hobbies are reading and figure skating.