Masami Miyazaki is a three-time winner of theprestigious Yamaha Music School Sonata Competition (Western Japan: 2007, 2009 and 2011), as well as a winner of the Graduate Concert Auditions at Kyoto Women's University, performing as a Selected Pianist in February of 2011. She was also selected as Hyogo Prefecture's Young Pianist and performed as such in April of 2011. Masami holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Kyoto Women's University, where she studied with Professor Masakazu Otani. In 2012, she gave her US debut and later received a Diploma from the University of North Florida's Music Performance Certificate program as a student of Dr. Gary Smart. In 2015, she earned a Master's Degree in Piano Performance at Florida International University under the mentorship of renowned pianist Kemal Gekic. She currently works as a freelance performer both as a soloist and a collaborative pianist.