Early Childhood Department (Accompanist); Community Programs
Since moving to New York in 1995 from her native Japan, Eri Yamamoto has established herself as an original and compelling jazz pianist and composer. She has released nine CDs under her own name, and her trio has appeared at concerts and festivals in many countries, including the U.S., Canada, England, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Spain, Jamaica, Australia, and Japan. Eri earned a B.F.A. and M.A. in Music Education at Shiga University in Japan, and gained certification to teach in elementary, middle, and high schools. She also holds a B.F.A. in Jazz Piano Performance from The New School.