Akiko Hasunuma is a pianist and music educator who holds a Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Tokyo Music Conservatory and a Bachelors Degree in Education and English from Keisen University, both in Tokyo, Japan. Ms. Hasunuma has also studied piano at California State University Los Angeles, Germany and Austria.
Ms. Hasunuma is the founder and President of the Piano Teachers Music Guild, which is a Japanese piano teachers organization promoting musical exchanges between America and Japan. While maintaining a private teaching studio, she frequently travels to Japan to give Master Classes, Private Lessons and Lectures.
Ms. Hasunuma has a private piano studio in Burbank and has many students who have won various competitions. She has worked at the Pasadena Conservatory of Music since 2016.