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MASAKO OKAMURA KLASSEN, Class Piano, Harpsichord

Masako KlassenMasako Okamura Klassen is an active pianist and a harpsichordist. In addition to her solo performances, Masako has actively participated in numerous chamber ensembles with internationally renowned artists. Her performances have been broadcast on KUSC radio. She has performed at numerous festivals and concerts, as well as an accompanist for choirs throughout Southern California.

Masako made her debut in Yokohama, Japan, after graduating from the Musashino Academia Musicae (Tokyo, Japan), where she majored in piano performance and obtained a teaching credential. She earned her master of music degree in piano performance at California State University, Fullerton, while studying under Dr. Robert Watson. She completed her doctoral of musical arts (DMA) degree in piano performance at the University of Southern California, while studying under Daniel Pollack. She has also studied harpsichord with Dr. Malcolm Hamilton at USC.

Currently she holds teaching post at California State University, Fullerton for Class Piano and Harpsichord.

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