Arisa Yoshida was born in Japan.
She was only three when she received her first piano and singing lessons. At the age of six she began learning the violin and the taiko (Japanese drum). She first came into contact with the double bass at the age of 13 and has been fascinated by the instrument ever since.
In 2004 she started to study double bass with Prof. Yoshio Nagashima at Tokyo University of the Arts, finishing her master’s programme there in 2010. From 2011 to 2013 she studied with Prof. Christine Hoock at the University Mozarteum Salzburg and since 2014 she has been working on her graduation recital with Prof. Wolfgang Harrer at the Saar University of Music.
She gained experience of orchestral played from 2005 as a substitute in various Japanese orchestras including the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, the New Japan Philharmonic and the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra. From 2007 to 2010 she was an associate player in the Hyogo Performing Arts Center Orchestra (PAC) and from 2013 to 2014 she did an internship at the Saarländisches Staatstheater. Arisa Yoshika has also been playing chamber music on a scholarship from the Rhineland-Palatinate Villa Musica since 2013.
She has been part of the ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra as an academy member playing double bass since 2015.