Competitions & Awards
2015: University of Michigan School of Music Theatre & Dance Concerto Competition, Winner
2015: MTNA Competition, Michigan State Level, Alternate
2014: MTNA Competition, East Central Ohio Division, Honorable Mention
2012: Jacob Flier Piano Competition (USA), Winner
Japanese pianist Hidemi Minagawa started her piano studies at the age of 2, and was a prizewinner in several competitions in the Hong Kong/Macau area throughout her childhood and adolescence. Her performances include concerto appearances with the SAR Philharmonic Orchestra in Hong Kong, the Hudson Valley Philharmonic in the USA, and chamber performances for Japan’s NHK radio, NPR’s The Front Row, and Houston Young Artist’s Concert. She has also performed at Steinway Hall and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.