Kaoru Wada (Japan)
Born in Japan, Kaoru Wada is a London based pianist with a diverse career as a performer and teacher.
She trained as a solo pianist at the Royal Northern College with Mark Ray, Dina Parakhina and Alexander Melnikov, followed by studies at the Musik Hochschule in Munich, Germany as a prestigious DAAD scholar with the late Prof. Franz Massinger. She later studied collaborative piano at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with Caroline Palmer and Pamela Lidiard, where she currently works as a staff pianist. Kaoru has won all the accompanist prizes at during her time at Guildhall as well the accompanist prize at the most recent Bromsgrove International Music Competition. She is a visiting piano tutor and accompanist at Eton College.