New York-based Percussionist Maiko Hosoda has a great passion for playing new music. She collaborates with many composers and productions in NYC including “Rumpelstiltskin” by Rhymes with Opera, "Let's Enact Silence: John Cage in Context" at Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Ensemble Mise-en, Choral Chameleon and others.
She performs internationally as a member of Beyond Borders Percussion Sextet, debuting in Eindhoven, Netherland, and MusiTravel in Tokyo, Japan.
She has been invited as a guest artist and an instructor in numerous music associations such as Carl Orff Association Japan and Japan Society for Contemporary Music.
Maiko was born in Manchester, UK and raised in Yokohama, Japan. She earned a Bachelor’s degree at Keio University (Tokyo, Japan) in Aesthetics, a Master’s degree in music from Mannes College The New School for Music, and a Professional Study Diploma in Music from Mannes College The New School for Music. She has won numerous awards including First Prize in Miyanichi Music Competition and the Mannes Concerto Competition, and Mannes Orchestral Performance Award. www.maikohosoda.com