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March 11, 2018 12:57 PM

Saori Yoshida, Women’s Wrestling Champion, Experiences Saxophone Playing

Yamaha Music Foundation offers adults a variety of lesson programs at its studios.
On January 30, Saori Yoshida, renowned women’s wrestling champion appeared at a press conference held at Yamaha Ginza Store Concert Salon. Yoshida in stylish pant suits with a matched hat experienced her first saxophone lesson under guidance of an instructor.
It was broadcasted on the Internet news, and greeted with much surprise.

Yoshida continues taking lesson in coming months, and practice scene will be viewed on the Yamaha official site from time to time.

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