Profile

Mikiko with  her composition teacher Hummie Mann, a two-time Emmy winner/film composer, in his studio in Seattle


As a composer/producer, Mikiko has signed with leading music licensing companies in the U.S., such as  Scorekeepers Music , Crucial Music and  Atrium Music

 

Her solo piano album "Elegy In Violet" will be released from Centaur Records on September 20th, through world-wide distribution of Naxos of America. 


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.  

 

The producer of this album Haruomi Hosono is a member of Yellow Magic Orchestra, which has world-wide hits. 

Wikipedia-Haruomi Hosono 

Wikipedia-Yellow Magic Orchestra

 

 

Mikiko's photo/credits (as her maiden name Mikiko Kodama) with well-known top artists including  Haruomi Hosono, Mute Beat, and Kazutoki Umezu on the brochure of her group's album "Gang Busters"

 

King Records' catalog also includes:  jazz ( Paddle Wheel label) with stars such as Kenny Burrel and Art Brakey, classical with Akira Ifukube (Godzilla's music) and Glenn Gould, and game division with Neon Genesis Evangelion.

Wkikipedia-Neon Genesis Evangelion

Wikipedia-Akira Ihukube


In addition, Mikiko was a concert producer to artists visiting Japan from U. S., such as Rita Coolidge, The Lettermen, The Mamas & Papas and The Diamonds, as well as to Japanese top music artists.

 

A picture photo from Rita Coolidge, with her hearty message to Mikiko.


Since 2010, Mikiko belongs to a classical music agency Oikawa Ongakujimusho in Tokyo as a composer/pianist.

 

Mikiko performs at famous venues such as Tokyo Opera City Recital Hall and Bunkyo Civic Hall, whose performers are the celebrities from all over the world.   

Japanese Wikipedia-Tokyo Operacity Recital Hall

Japanese Wikipedia-Bunkyo Civic Hall

Tokyo Opera CIty Concert/Recital Hall

 

 Photo with her audience at Bunkyo Civic Hall after her joint concert 

 


Mikiko is also an author and novelist

In Japan, she was a newsletter/website writer for best-selling author Naruhito Fujita's project Ren-ai Kagaku Kenkyujo, a LOVE/DATING/WELLNESS consulting laboratory .
Photo: With her ex-colleague writer Kayo Aramaki (left), who is a media commentator to major TV/radio/magazines in Japan. (4/29/2019)
In U.S., Mikiko is the winner of a literary contest The Asylum 2016.  Her fantasy short stories were featured on literary websites and blogs such as Rebelle Society, with 250.000 followers.
"Lonely Holiday Insurance" ~A romantic comedy
Also Mikiko's fantasy fictions will be included in an  anthology,  which will be published in late summer 2019.