Kanako Nishikawa

B.M., Toho School of Music (Tokyo); M.M., New England Conservatory

Kanako Nishikawa

Active soloist, chamber musician and collaborative pianist.

A native of Japan, Ms. Nishikawa started her piano study at age 3 and won the Machida Piano Competition in Japan at age 7. Ms. Nishikawa received her Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from Toho-gakuen School of Music in Tokyo, and continued her studies at the New England Conservatory of Music where she received her Master of Music degree with Honors. Ms. Nishikawa received an Artist Diploma with Honors in both Piano Performance and Chamber Music at Longy School of Music where she performed as a soloist with the Longy Chamber Orchestra. Ms. Nishikawa is an active soloist, chamber musician and collaborative pianist throughout the United States, Europe, Israel and Asia. In recent years, she has been invited to perform in the Philippines Embassy in Washington, D.C., the Villa Primavera in Penang, Malaysia, the Jerusalem Music Center in Jerusalem and the Felicja Blumental Music Center in Tel Aviv, Israel. Currently she teaches at Dana Hall School of Music in Wellesley.