Iwaki Senda was born in Okayama, Japan. He graduated and completed his degrees at Tokyo Music and Media arts SHOBI. His principal teachers were Atsushi Sugahara, Keita Shiraishi, Momoko Kamiya and Ludwig Albert. Iwaki received second prize at the 12th Japan Classical Music Competition, and first prize & Kobe Mayor Prize at the 8th International Music Competition in Kobe. He also won first prize at the 11th Japan International League of Artists Competition in Tokyo.
Iwaki presented recitals and master classes at the International Percussion Festival in Bogota, Colombia and International Marimba Festival in Chiapas, Mexico.
Iwaki is an active orchestral, brass band, and chamber performer as well as actively called for recording sessions and adjudication of music competitions.