He has been a prize winner of major international piano competitions, such as International Russian Music Piano Competition, Minoru Nojima Yokosuka Piano Competition, and most recently - 2011 Music Competition of Japan and 2012 Nordic Piano Competition in Malmö. In June 2013, Yoshio was awarded the audience prize at the semi-final round of the 5th Sendai International Music Competition. Past performances comprise appearances as soloist with orchestras and chamber ensembles, including Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Geidai Philharmonia, Lund City Orchestra, and Vienna Rasumofsky Quartet, solo recitals presented across Japan and in the United States, United Kingdom, Russia, and the CIS, as well as performances at festivals, such as Grachtenfestival (Amsterdam), Red Square Festival (Moscow), and Washington International Piano Festival. In 2012, Yoshio was named Chanel Pygmalion Days Artist and participated in the prestigious Pygmalion Days Concert Series.
In addition to performing, Yoshio works as an independent concert producer and also as the artistic director of Renaissance Projects Worldwide concert series.