Tomoko Uchino


Piano , Suzuki Piano

Area of Study

Chamber Music , Private Lessons , Summer Arts Program

Career Highlights

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

Currently the Coordinator of the Piano Ensemble program at Hoff-Barthelson Music School, Tomoko Uchino has been an avid chamber musician for decades. She has enjoyed collaborating with numerous instrumentalists and vocalists and 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 in Germany and the Takahiro Sonoda Piano Award International Competition in Japan. She earned her Bachelor of Music degree with high honor from the University of Michigan, Master of Music from Peabody Conservatory, studying with legendary pianist Ann Schein, Doctoral of Musical Arts from the University of Arizona and a graduate diploma from the Juilliard School.

As an active educator, she is a long-time member and former chair of New York State Music Teachers’ Association, District 4. Her guidance has led her students to win many competitions in and out of the state. Ms. Uchino 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 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.