Miko Kominami

Acclaimed by New York Concert Review as "both a virtuosic and a musicianly performer," Miko Kominami gave her New York Solo Debut Recital at Carnegie's Weill Recital Hall after winning the 1996 Artists International Award. Since then, Ms. Kominami has concertized extensively throughout North America, including performances in New York City, Chicago, Boston, and Toronto. She has been featured on Maine and Iowa public radio stations. Ms. Kominami has also appeared as soloist with Orchestra Iowa (three times), the Danbury Symphony, the Kishwaukee Symphony, the Luther College Symphony and Chamber Orchestras, and the Indiana University South Bend Philharmonic. She is the recipient of numerous awards and prizes including a Canada Council Arts Grant, and First Prize at the 1996 Concerto Soloists' Competition in Philadelphia.

Ms. Kominami holds both Bachelor and Master of Music Degrees from the Juilliard School in New York City, as well as the Piano Performance Certificate from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. Her principal teachers were Oxana Yablonskaya and Alla Zacarelli. Ms. Kominami is currently a piano faculty member at Luther College, and is the Principal Keyboardist of Orchestra Iowa.

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