Megumi Miyata holds a Doctor of Musical Arts from the Eastman School of Music, where she studied with Nelita True and Barry Snyder
Dr. Miyata is a soloist, chamber musician, teacher, and accompanist. She was a full-time music faculty at St. Mark’s School in Dallas, Texas where her students won prizes at Dallas Music Teacher’s Association competitions. At St. Mark’s she organized and performed in an annual chamber music series, as well as a benefit concert.
Dr. Miyata participated in the Summer Festival of Music in Aspen, Colorado, under an accompanying scholarship, where she studied with Gabriel Chodos, and she accompanied string and woodwinds players performing in lessons and Master classes with world-renowned artists. In the Houston International Piano Festival, she played Beethoven’s Hammerklavier Sonata, Op. 106 in a Master Class given by Richard Goode. Currently, Dr. Miyata enjoys both performing in the East Bay as well as her role as chamber music coach at Lick-Wilmerding High School in San Francisco.