Kanako OKAMOTO is rapidly gaining an international profile as an exciting
and significant Japanese composer.
Recent performances include: the 20th Asian Composers' League Festival
1999, Federation Music Week in Melbourne 2001, The 7th Evening of ACL/ISCM
in Tokyo 2002, 2002 ACL Forum in Seoul, 2003 International Festival of
Women in Music Today Seoul, 14th International New Music Week in Bucharest
Romania 2004, Live Broadcast By ABC Classic FM production in Hobart 2005,
Menin Gate Concert in 2005 Australia, University of Glasgow 2005, Japan-Australia
Exchange concert in Melbourne 2006, Port Fairy Spring Music Festival 2006,
Australian National University 2006 and 2007, the Kawai Keyboard Series
2007 Brisbane, East meets West -a dynamic recital celebration music both
old nad new in Australia 2007, Perth International Arts Festival 2008,
Picture Paradise at National Gallery of Australia: the Canberra Youth Orchestra
presents three world premieres 2008 , SOUND workshop concert at Victorian
College of Arts 2008, Weaving Japanese Sounds 2009 annual concert in NY,
Canberra Youth Orchestra concert 2010 & 2011, IAWM Congress in Flagstaff
USA 2011, Melbourne Composers League concert 2011, International Contemporary
Festival for Composers and Dance in Malaga Spain, IAWM Annual Concert 2012
in Baltimore USA, Contemporary Music Seminar in LA 2014, Jamie Caridi's
piano lecture concert in La Quinto California USA in 2015, and 2015 CAPMT
Conference at UC Berkley in San Francisco on October 24.
Her pieces have been broadcasted in Australia, Canada, USA and EU.
Her piano piece "Crystal Vision" was published in 2000 (JFC-0015)
and the CD of the piano music of Kanako Okamoto is released by Australian
classical music label MOVE (MD3319).
Kanako OKAMOTO is a member of the Japan Federation of Composers' (JFC)
and the International Alliance for Women in Music (IAWM).