Biography

Yuko Imai is a pianist from Japan who considers Canada as her second home. After studying law in Nihon University, she decided to follow her passion for piano by earning a bachelor degree from University of Victoria. She is studying with Eva Solar-Kinderman who helped Yuko mature as a pianist. Outside of university, she has experience in piano accompaniment in places such as the Suzuki Violin School in Vancouver, as well as high school bands and middle school choirs throughout Victoria where she got to make music with young musicians. Ultimately, she realized that teaching and playing piano accompaniment are what she is passionate about. As she is finishing up her music degree in her 4th year, her challenge is to dedicate herself to chamber music, and to help children learn the basic musical concepts to give them a good start in becoming young musicians.