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Anglo-Japanese Society of Wessex

An Unincorporated Association

Honorary Patrons:
Kazue Yanagida, Aisa Ijiri, Jeff Manookian, George Logan (Dr Evadne Hinge), Michael Soumei Coxall

Japan Representative:
Kazue Yanagida

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Jackie Wright

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Established 1996

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Musician's Chapel Dedication

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Artist Info :: Nao Maebayashi

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Nao Maebayashi

Nao Maebayashi studied with Alexander Kelly, former professor at The Royal Academy of Music, before entering The Trinity College of Music.  Nao continued her studies with Douglas Finch, where she was awarded a Batchelor of Music degree. She completed a Master of Music degree under the guidance of Raphael Torroni at The London College of Music. Thereafter, she focused on contemporary piano repertoires. Since then Nao has won several prizes and was awarded a scholarship to study at Chetham’s International Summer School with Yonty Solomon and Peter Donohoe. Her teachers have included, Philip Mead, Julian Jacobson and Noriko Ogawa.

Since 2010 Nao has performed with a contemporary ensemble group, Metapraxis ensemble. They have performed at the Guildhall New Music festival, Soundscapes of East London, the World Listening Project at Café Oto and Researching the Arts conference at Brunel University.

Nao also performs solo and in piano ensemble groups.  Her appearance includes, New Quay Concert hosted by Elena Riu, St George’s, Bristol and St James’ Church, London.

Nao currently dedicates herself to performing in solos and for piano 4 hands whilst teaching at Junior Guildhall and Gordon’s School in Woking.