Takahisa Aida studied the harpsichord at the Tokyo University of Fine Arts in the class of Masaaki Suzuki. He is the first prizewinner of the 23rd Yamanashi International Early Music Competition. Passionate for French music, he entered the Paris Conservatory (CNSM) where he obtained a master’s in 2014, and a diploma in chamber music in 2015. He regularly performs in Europe and Japan, and recently was invited for residencies in Ambronay, France, and York, England. He has studied with Olivier Baumont, Blandine Rannou, Kenneth Weiss, participated in master classes with Pierre Hantaï, Noëlle Spieth, Bertrand Cuiller, and is currently professor at the Abbeville Conservatory.