Saturday, September 19, at 10:00pm EST
Maria Satomi Shoji debuted piano career in Japan.
She studied at the Salzburg Mozarteum with Prof. Alfons Kontarsky and Mozarteum Summer Academy with Prof. Tatiana Nikolayeva, at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna with Prof. Walter Panhofer, Harald Ossberger, Michael Krist and in London and Feuchtwangen studied with Prof. Peter Feuchtwanger.
In 1996 graduated with a Concert Diploma â€œMagistra Artiumâ€ in Vienna. Since then, Maria Satomi regularly performs concerts in Europe and Asia, participates in music festivals and gives master courses in European countries, Japan and Thailand. She started Music Office â€œShoji Seichu Artists Circleâ€ named after her father and commenced record label â€œMaria Viennaâ€. Jury member of various international competitions in Europe and Asia. Since 2019 holds the Yokohama International Music Festival.
(To see the program notes, please click on each piece)