Mikiko Sato is an accomplished composer, music director, pianist and a singer from Japan. Her works include Theatre, Classical, Jazz and Electronic music. Her theatrical works involve directors and actors like Yoshiko Mita, Toyokazu Minami and Koji Uchiumi to name a few. Her recent interest has involved in songwriting using her unique musical background as well as subtle Japanese sense for seasons, nature and sceneries. She has been performing her originals in various countries including Japan and the US. Her talent and passion also have been recognized as a music director in theatre as well as an educator in composition, piano and vocal performance.
Born in Yokohama Japan, Mikiko Sato began playing the piano at the age of three and soon started taking classical piano lessons. She also started to play the electric organ at the age of eight and learned film music, pops, classical and orchestra pieces. She entered Tokyo College of Music and majored in classical composition under Professor Shinichro Ikebe and also jazz piano under Prof. Rick Overton. She received her Master’s Degree in classical music composition. Her passion and eagerness brought her to learn at Berklee College of Music in 2017. She has been listed on Dean’s list for every full semester she enrolled. She had her studied in Boston under professor Lisa Thorson and graduated in December 2020 with summa cum laude, Professional Diploma Songwriting. She also received the Contemporary Writing and Production Award from Berklee CWP Department.