Area of Study
B.M. University of Michigan
M.M. Johns Hopkins, Peabody Conservatory
D.M.A. University of Arizona, Solo Piano, G.D., Collaborative Piano
The Juilliard School
Tomoko Uchino, a native of Japan, has performed in recitals and concerts throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. As a soloist, she has been a top prize winner in such competitions as the Ettlingen International Piano Competition for Young Pianists in Germany and the Takahiro Sonoda Piano Award International Competition in Japan. Arizona Citizen praised her performance of Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 1 for “playing…with power and authority, Uchino negotiated the work’s multiple personalities with ease.” She has also appeared in recitals, collaborating with numerous instrumentalists and vocalists in such concert halls as Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Weill Hall, Herbst Theater in San Francisco and Hamarikyu Hall in Tokyo, Japan. She earned her Bachelor of Music degree with high honor from the University of Michigan, Masters of Music from Peabody Conservatory, Doctoral of Musical Arts from the University of Arizona and a graduate diploma from the Juilliard School.
Currently she serves as chamber music faculty for Hoff-Barthelson Music School in Scarsdale, NY and is a former faculty member of Music Conservatory of Westchester, Suzuki Music School of Westport, Interlochen Summer Arts Camp and Belvoir Terrace. She has been on the accompanying staff of the Juilliard School and Hoff-Barthelson Music School as well as summer festivals such as Aspen Music Festival, Meadowmount School of Music, Heifetz International Music Institute and Great Mountains International Music Festival in Korea.