Biography of Musica Bella Orchestra member Tomoko Nakayama

Pianist and harpsichordist Tomoko Nakayama has achieved much recognition and acclaim, including an invitation for the Buffet Crampon USA 2007 Summer Clarinet Academy resident accompanist position. Ms. Nakayama collaborated with Hilary Hahn and Jaime Laredo as a harpsichordist in Carnegie Hall with The New York String Orchestra Seminar in December 2005. She has also performed as harpsichordist under Itzhak Perlman along with the Pre-College Orchestra in Alice Tully Hall in December 2005.
      Ms. Nakayama received her Bachelor of Music Degree in Harpsichord from The Juilliard School under Lionel Party in May 2006. She is expected to complete her Masters of Music Degree in Collaborative Piano (May 2008) from The Juilliard School under Margo Garrett, Jonathan Feldman, Brian Zeger, and Audrey Axinn, receiving the David Garvey Scholarship.
      Ms. Nakayama is the pianist for the chamber music trio Eta3. She has performed on Musica Bella’s chamber music/solo recital series, and was featured on both piano and harpsichord on our June 24, 2007 chamber orchestra concert in Brooklyn; she was also one of the soloists in Bach’s Double Harpsichord Concerto in our September 2007 concerts.

Musica Bella concerts: June 24, 2007; September 8, 2007; September 9, 2007

This bio last updated June 2, 2007