Part-time Assistant Professor in Music
Office: Sanborn Hall 207
D.M.A., Graduate Center C.U.N.Y.
M.M., Mannes College of Music, Premier Prix Conservatoire National Superieur de Paris (France)
Mariko Kaneda teaches applied and class piano and serves as department staff accompanist. An award-winner, she has won prizes at the Montreal International Piano Competition, the Maria Canals International Piano Competition and the European Piano Competition in Luxembourg. Her orchestral appearances include engagements with the Strasbourg Philharmonic orchestra, the Bordeaux-Aquitaine Philharmonic Orchestra, the Tokyo Metropolitan Orchestra, and the Kingsport Symphony Orchestra. She has performed numerous recitals and chamber music concerts in Japan, France, and Australia. Her appearances in the U.S. include recitals at Carnegie Weill Hall, Merkin Hall, and at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She has appeared as guest artist with the Ambrosia Trio and has performed at the East End Chamber Series in Adelaide, Australia, the Bard Music Festival, Sunday at Central, and the Banff Music Festival. She is currently a member of the Lighthouse Chamber Players. She has studied with Dominique Merlet, Jacques Rouvier, Edward Aldwell, and Carl Schachter.