Hiroko Miyake Dutton


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Performance Experience

Hiroko has performed extensively in Boston, New York City, Long Island, Germany, and Japan. She has made appearances on WQXR's "Listening Room", NHK Radio's "Afternoon Recital"(Japan), and Fuji TV (NY). Hiroko's formal NY debut at the (Carnegie) Weill Recital Hall was critically acclaimed by Joseph Horowitz of The New York Times, and her performance was followed by many successful solo recitals at the same hall.

Ms. Miyake's finger works was admirably crisp, accurate and articulate. The Mozart Sonata especially, abounded in thoughtful, sensitive details. Some of Ms. Miyake's most fiery and spontaneous playing came in the Chopin Scherzo. In Ravel Sonatine, she adroitly conveyed the music's ebb and flow.

Quotation The New York Times

It was a great discovery of a new talent . . . .

Quotation Musica Nova (Japan)

Her finger dexterity is amazing: her phrasing artistic and meaningful . . . all of which combined for an outstanding performance.

Quotation The Daily Evening News (Mass.)

Teaching Experience

More than 45 Years of Experience in Piano Instruction

Private Piano Instruction

Piano Instructor / 1969 - Present

One-on-one piano instruction. Lessons are provided to students of all ages throughout Westchester and Fairfield counties.

Westchester Community College, SUNY

Adjunct Faculty / 2001 – Present

Classroom piano lessons for adult students.

The Tuesday Morning Music Club

Music Director / October 2007 – Present

Founded in 1921, the Tuesday Morning Music Club has been enhancing the cultural life of its membership and the community by presenting the finest of music works by the professional performing members and guest artists with highest caliber. Concerts are held every month at the Community Church of Douglaston.

Queensborough Community College, CUNY

Adjunct Faculty / 1976 - 1985

Classroom piano lessons for young students.


More than Seven Years of Education in Piano Performance

New England Conservatory of Music

Master of Music - Graduated: 1969

Two years of study in Piano Performance.

Studied Piano with Jacob Maxin, Piano Pedagogy with Russell Sherman, and Vocal Accompaniment with John Moriarty.

神戸女学院大学 / Kobe College

Bachelor of Music - Graduated: 1967

Four years of study in Piano Performance.

Studied Piano with Ayako Asada and Max Egger.

Hiroko's Upcoming Concerts

October 21, 2016 (Saturday) – Piano Ensemble for Schubert Club

Steinway Piano Gallery

Westport, CT

October 25, 2017 (Tuesday) – Solo Performance for Tuesday Morning Music Club

Community Church of Douglaston

Queens, NY

November 9, 2016 (Wednesday) – Solo Performance for Westchester Musician's Guild

Westchester Musician's Guild

Mamaroneck, NY

March 10, 2017 (Friday) – Solo Performance for Schubert Club

Dutton Studio

March 15, 2017 (Wednesday) – Solo Performance for Westchester Musicians Guild

Dutton Studio

March 28, 2017 (Tuesday) – Accompanying Clarinetist for Tuesday Morning Music Club

Community Church of Douglaston

Queens, NY

Upcoming Student Recitals

The following dates are for recitals and auditions sponsored by CSMTA (CT-Fairfield Chapter of Music Teachers National Association) and WMG (Westchester Musicians Guild). Also, there is a YMF (Young Musicians Festival by Schubert Club) in March and a NGPT (National Guild of Piano Teachers) audition in late May. If they build enough repertoire, students can participate in many of these events. High school students can earn school credit by playing in Community Recitals as Community Service.

October 23, 2016 (Sunday 2:00pm) – Community Recital (CSMTA)

The Greens at Greenwich, 1155 King St., Greenwich, CT

Deadline for registration is Monday, October 10

November 12, 2016 (Saturday 2:00 and 3:15pm) – Schubert Club Junior Concert

First Congregational Church of Darien, 14 Brookside Drive, CT

Deadline for registration is approx. November 1

November 12, 2016 (Saturday 2:00pm) - Community Recital (CSMT)

The Greens in Cannondale, 435 Danbury Rd., Wilton, CT

Deadline for registration is Saturday, October 29

December 11, 2016 (Sunday 1:30) – Student Recital (CSMTA)

Easton Public Library, 691 Morehouse Rd., Easton, CT 06612

December 17, 2016 (Saturday 11:00) – Annual Festival Audition (CSMTA)

Steinway Piano Gallery at Westport, 501 Post Rd. E, Westport, CT

January 28, 2017 (Saturday Time TBA) – Annual Winter Competition (CSMTA)

New Canaan United Methodist Church, 165 South Avenue, New Canaan, CT

Deadline for registration is January 14

February 4, 2017 (Time TBA) – Winter Competition Winners' Recital (CSMTA)

New Canaan United Methodist Church

February 25, 2017 (Saturday 1:30) – Schubert Club Junior Concert

Steinway Piano Gallery, 501 Post Rd. East, Westport, CT

Deadline for registration is approx. February 15

February 12, 2017 (Sunday Afternoon) – Student Recital (WMG)

Scarsdale Woman's Club, 37 Drake Rd., Scarsdale, NY 10583

March 11, 12, 18 or 19, 2017 (YMF)

Fairfield University

Deadline for registration is approx. February 6

April 23, 2017 (Sunday Afternoon) – Student Recital (WMG)

Scarsdale Woman's Club, 37 Drake Rd., Scarsdale, NY 10583

April, 2017 - Dutton Studio Student Recital

Date and Time TBA

March, April & May 2017 - Added Student Recitals (CSMTA)

Date and Time TBA

Personal Profile

Classical pianist and well-respected piano teacher


Hiroko Miyake Dutton is a classically trained musician, and has been a professional piano instructor for more than 45 years.

She provides private piano instruction at her studio in North Stamford, CT, or at the homes of her students mainly Greenwich, CT, and Rye, NY.

Hiroko frequently performs at private events including weddings and other celebrations, and gives public concert performances several times per year.

Hiroko Miyake Dutton Performing Rondo in D Major for Piano and Orchestra, KV382 (W. A. Mozart)

Hiroko Miyake Dutton Performing Etude in F Major, Opus 10, No. 8 (F. Chopin)

Hiroko Miyake Dutton Performing Estampes, Pagodes (C. Debussy)


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