Ms. Kusumoto was invited in various music festivals, including the 100 pianists at the Kennedy Center under conductor Maestro Leonard Slatkin, the International Summer School in Tokyo, and the Oxford Piano Festival in the U.K. She has also constantly performed as an active collaborative pianist in numerous concert tours with singers, instrumentalists, and dancers in Japan, Taiwan, China, and the U.S., and her performance was provided CDs which were sold with recommended by the Ministry of Education of Japan. She also won many competitions such as the International Arts Federation Competition in Japan, the All Japan Soloist Competition in Japan, and the Artist International Competition in NY. In 2007, she gave a NY debut recital at Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall as a winner of the Artist International Competition.
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Mina Kusumoto has been residing in New York City since 2003. She received her Master of Music Degree from the Manhattan School of Music as a student of Marc Silverman, and, was given Scholarship from the Manhattan School of Music. She has been coached chamber music by Alan Kay, and her other teachers include Masako Matsunaga, Etsuko Takeuchi,and Martin Canin.