Hiroko Nagahata

Hiroko Nagahata

Specializes in: Piano


Education: Doctor of Music degree – Michigan State University,  Master of Music degree – Manhattan School of Music, Bachelor of Music Degree – Kobe College.


Hiroko Nagahata has performed internationally for solo and chamber music. She was a Special Presentation Award winner of the Artists International Audition and made her New York solo recital debut at Carnegie Weill Recital Hall in 2009. She has accompanied for renowned organizations such as Lyric Opera of Chicago, Choirs of America, and Chinese Fine Arts Society among many others. Most recently, she is a pianist at chamber music ensemble Irving Artists. They released their first album Irving in 2019, which received reviews from Fanfare Magazine and New York Concert Review.


Nagahata is an active educator who has been taught in many music schools and summer programs such as New York Summer Music Festival, Chicago Trio Chamber Music Workshop, New York Music and Arts, and Studio 814 at British International School of Chicago.


In 2018, Nagahata published the international best-seller piano method book “My First Piano Adventures” Japanese edition that she played multiple roles as translator, vocal coach, singer, and lyricist.