After building her career as a keyboardist in Japan, Mikiko's 1st solo piano album in the U.S. "Elegy In Violet" was released from Centaur Records in 2019.
It hit over 700k all-time plays on music streaming services . She also showcase performances sometimes with her group "Powdered Sugar" in New York City.
Mikiko is a regular member of The Japan Federation of Composers Inc.(JFC, an associate member of ISCM)
In Japan, Mikiko was arranger and keyboardist to a new wave band S-KEN (Japanese Wikipedia). As a member of this band, she recorded an album "Gang Busters" for a major record company King Records, known for its top artists such as world-famous AKB48.
↑photo from Rita Coolidge, with her hearty message to Mikiko.
Mikiko with her composition teacher Hummie Mann, a two-time Emmy Award winner/film composer, in his studio in Seattle. With his Emmy trophy.
Photo with her audience at Bunkyo Civic Hall after her joint concert