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Moved from Japan to U.S. in 1989. Living in Kent, Washington.

 

Started to take koto lessons since 5 years old. Learned under Yumiko Kawakami in Tokyo, Shukin Noda in Kyoto and Kuniko Takamura in Seattle.

 

Plays traditional koto music, modern songs and church songs.

 

She plays at local event, company events, schools, nursing homes, wedding receptions, memorial services, private parties and so on to share her passion. 

 

Inspirations

 

   Michio Miyagi

      Stevie Wonder

      Diane Schuur

  

Favorite quote

 

The best and most beautiful things in the

world cannot be seen or even touched.   They must be felt with the heart.

                                           

     - Helen Keller