Akiko Tominaga | Piano
Since appearing with Prairie Debut in 2008, Akiko Tominaga has continued to establish her reputation as a captivating, intelligent and imaginative pianist. She has performed with the Calgary Philharmonic, the Bridgeport Symphony, Reading Symphony, and Interschool Orchestra of New York. She holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music, an Artist Diploma from the Royal Conservatory of Music, and a Doctorate of Music from the Université de Montréal. As a founding member of the piano trio Trio Lajoie, Akiko and her fellow musicians were nominated for the Prix Opus Award for their debut CD in 2014. Her solo recital, Postcards from Afar, was welcomed in the Master Piano Recital Series in Ottawa the following year. Akiko has taught with the Mount Royal Conservatory in Calgary as a faculty member of the Academy for Gifted Youth.