I am from Tokyo, Japan and began playing piano at the
age of 3.
I graduated from the piano course Nihon University College of Art’s music department.
I performed in Yomiuri Shimbun’s 68th Yomiuri Newcomer Concert, won the award of excellence at the 8th Great Wall of China International Music Competition and won the honorable mention award for the piano division at the 5th All Japan Arts Association Competition.
I have passed the Japan International League of Artists’ 34th Newcomer Audition, 17th Competition, Vivant Audition, and the All Nippon Performers Newcomer Audition.
I have completed Vienna International Music Seminar master classes in 2001, 2002, and 2004.
In 2004 and November of 2009, I performed in the Japan-Russia Association of Friendship Concert at the Russian consulate. I have also performed in many other venues including the Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre, Casals Hall, Tokyo Opera City Recital Hall, Hamarikyu Asahi Hall. I my currently broadening me activities as a soloist and accompanist while providing piano instruction to the next generation artists in the Kanto area.
I belong to the piano duo “Duo Fiore” whose debut album “Duo Fiore” was released by Quadriga (Dec. 21st, 2013).
I belong to the Japan-Russia Society for Musicians and the Japan-Arensky Society and Calorosa.
2012-Naoko Ishizawa All Right Reserved