Keiko Matsumoto

Certified Instructor of American College of Musicians


Bilingual Piano Instructor and Owner of Vine International Piano School

Born in Nagoya, Japan
Started learning the piano at age of 9 from Kazumi Ohno from Aichi University of the Arts, then from Mieko Yamada from Nagoya University of Arts
Learned harmonic analysis and solfeggio in Nagoya Music School
In the U.S., learned the piano again from Mac Popovich, an American pianist who performed all over the world

Graduated at top 2% of her class in Kansain University, Osaka, Japan
Played piano publically at a restaurant & bar during the college
Studied in Western Michigan University in the U.S. as an Ambassador Scholar of Rotary International Scholarship, and received an MBA
Offered piano performances at Ward Prebyterian Church in Northville, Michigan, and nursing/senior residence homes in Concord, California while working for corporations in the U.S.
Returned to Japan after living in the U.S. for 9 years
Opened Vine Piano School in 2007 as the only bilingual piano school in Aoba-ku, Yokohama

Member of Piano Teachers' National Association of Japan