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Mitsuko Morikawa

About this Artist

Mitsuko Morikawa (Pianist) accompanies for the Apprentice Choir, has been an active soloist, accompanist, and chamber musician throughout the world, has recorded music for the New World Records label, and has been featured on radio programs in the United States and Japan. She has served on the faculties at the Meadowmount School of Music, Oberlin College Conservatory, the Oberlin Flute Institute, Baldwin Wallace College Conservatory, and the ENCORE School of Strings.

Morikawa freelances frequently with LA Opera, the LA Phil, LA Master Chorale, and Los Robles Master Chorale. She is currently a staff accompanist at CSULA, UCLA, and the Colburn School. Morikawa holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from the Toho School of Music in Japan; a Master of Music degree in Piano Performance from the Manhattan School of Music; a Professional Studies Certificate in piano performance from The Cleveland Institute of Music; and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Keyboard Collaborative Arts from USC. Morikawa’s teachers include Alan Smith, Norman Krieger, Sergei Babayan, Cheng-Zong Yin, Paul Schenly, Sara Davis Buechner, and Hisako Ueno.