Born in 1983 in Hyogo in Japan, Akiko Kawakubo began playing piano at the age of five. A graduate of Doshisha University Music Department of girls, she was selected best pianist in concert for new talent to the university at the end of his studies.
Akiko went to France in 2008 and joined the CRR de Saint-Cloud where and interpreted the Mozart Concerto for two pianos with her teacher Ancuza Aprodu and orchestra of St. Cloud.
She graduated in 2015 from the CRD of Ville d’Avray as piano soloist and piano accompanist at the CRR of Boulogne-Billancourt in 2013. She was also the same year, participated in the solo performer class RRC .
In 2008, she studied with Henri Barda at the “Summer Week” held in Nancy and attended the courses of piano interpretation of Andrew Zolinsky Centre Acanthes in Metz in 2011.
She won the third prize of Loumarin International Competition in 2009.
She had the honor to participate in charity concert “F.Liszt, 200 years prayer” for the victims of the earthquake in Japan and the concert at the Carrousel du Louvre under the patronage of the President of the Republic Francois Hollande.
She also played at the Cathedral of the Madeleine and the Kiyomizu Temple in Japan.
She is regularly invited by the city of Joigny to give recitals and it frequently occurs in Armenian church in Paris.
In 2015 she participated in the 6th edition of the festival “Summer Nights” in Paris in chamber music with Lucia Bistriskaya.
Akiko collaborates with ACIMC (Association of Iranian Contemporary Music Composers) as interpret of premier pieces.
Akiko also accompanies choral music and works as accompanist with many instrumentalists and singers.
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