was born in New Zealand to Japanese diplomat
Was accepted to the acclaimed Yehudi Menuhin School in England
at 14, and was selected to perform with the legendary violinist
Yehudi Menuhin. She continued her studies at the Rubin Academy
of Music, Tel Aviv (Israel) and the Royal College of Music, London
(UK) with Simon Nicholls, Louis Kentner, Vlado Perlemuter, Irina
Zaritskaya and Alexandra Andrievsky.
Prize Bosendorfer International Piano Competition, 4th Prize Montreal
International Piano Competition, Diploma and Chopin Commemorative
Medal Chopin International Piano Competition, Silver Medal PTNA
3 CDs from Swedish Intim Musik label; Rachmaninov 24 Preludes,
Beethoven/Ravel/Rachmaninov Recital Disc and Chopin 24 Etudes.
18 years under Irina Zaritskaya - 2nd prize winner of the Chopin
Competition (Pollini was the winner).
member of The Frédéric Chopin Society of Japan, Piano Teachers
National Association (PTNA) and the Japan Federation of Musicians.
22nd December 2018 (Sat)