Shuji Tanaka studied in Japan, Kyoto City University of Arts, Faculty of Music. He won Third Prize at Japan International Music Competition, Semifinal Diprom at International Tchaikovsky Competition and many Japanese music prizes. He is performing with the major orchestras in Japan, also many recitals, and recording CD too. His teachers were Prof. Franz Massinger and Prof. Takahiro Sonoda.
Now he is teaching as Professor at School of Music Kobe College.