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Klee Quartet was formed in 2008 at the Toho Gakuen School of Music.
After studies in Japan, they continued further chamber music studies at the Hochschule für Musik, ‘Hanns Eisler’, Berlin in the class of Eberhard Feltz. They are at present based at the Birmingham Conservatoire studying under the direction of Oliver Wille (Kuss Quartet).

They have been invited to perform in festivals such as  Festival International der Quatuors à Cordes du Lubéron, Orlando Festival and have participated in masterclasses such as Internationale Sommerakademie  für Kammermusik Niedersachsen, International Mendelssohn Summer School and Festival, Internationale Konzertarbeitswochen Goslar and Proquartet Academy.

Recent concert activities include, ‘Exzellenz Konzert’ at the Hochschule für Musik ‘Hanns Eisler’ Berlin, recitals such as ‘Rencontres musicales’ organised by Proquartet in Seine-et-Marne and by ‘Junge Künstler stellen sich vor’ at Schloss Roskow, Bartok String Quartet Cycle held at  Hannover Hochschule für Musik Theater und Medien and the concert series 'Für György Kurtág' given to celebrate the composer's 90th Birthday. In 2014 and 2015 they also performed works by Erwin Schulhoff and Brigitte Schiffer at the Konzerthaus Berlin with ‘Musica Reanimata', an organisation dedicated to rediscovering music destroyed during the Second World War, both of which were broadcast by the Deutschlandfunk.

Klee Quartet has been awarded First Prize and Prize for Best Performance of the Set Work at the Richard Carne Intercollegiate Competition, at the Royal Greenwich International String Quartet Festival 2015.