© Izumi Yoshioka
Ms. Hanae Yoshida is a native to Tokyo, Japan.
She started her piano study at the age of 3.
Hanae is a graduate of the Tokyo College of Music, where she studied with pianist/composer Setsuko Miyahara received her
Bachelor of degree in Music.Upon graduation, Hanae went abroad to U.S.A and received her Masters degree in piano performance in 2008 from Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas where she studied with reknown pianist, Dr.Julie Bees.
Hanae participated in many master classes and music festivals in the United States, including the International Keyboard Institute and the Festival at Mannes college.
She also played in a special master class led by Stephen Hough at Wichita State. She received lessons from Saymour Bernstein, Steven Mayer, Steven Spooner, Jeffrey Swann, and Elena Morozova.
She is also a recipient of numerous awards and scholarships, she was listed on the Dean's Honor Roll and graduated with Graduate assistantship and awarded from Phi Kappa Lamda .
After earning her masters, she had appeared as a university piano accompanist and a chamber musician, moved to California.
She is currently living in Japan.
Hanae studied violin with Yasuro Sumi,Ovidiu Sutic, Nancy Luttrell, John Harrison, Yo Yasutomi and Megumi Morishima.
She studied vocal music from Atsuko Kanoh.
She is a former member of Music Teacher's National Association, Music Teacher's Asocciation of California and Kansas Music Teacher's Associaton.