Akiko Hori | Japanese Neo-Classical & Crossover Classical Music

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Akiko Hori | Japanese Composer, Producer and performer of Japanese Neo-Classical and Crossover Classical Music.

Akiko is a highly gifted and experienced performer. She transports audiences across a broad spectrum of wide range musical styles. Her musical education began at the early age of five. Studies of great classical masters led her to the prestigious Music College of Nagoya in Japan where Akiko graduated with a Bachelor of Piano. Akiko continued her piano studies by performing in a variety of live music genres. She established a successful career performing at 5star hotels and cruise lines from 2001 in; Japan, Singapore, Macau, China ,Australia….more than 40 countries .

Akiko had been a regular on the exclusive luxury cruise line Princess Cruises as a Guest Entertainer and completed around the world voyage during the contract.

Beginning in 2019, after performing live for more than 20 years, Akiko started another adventure, by creating her own studio where she is now focused on composing, producing and performing her own special blend of Japanese Neo-Classical Music. Performed with many exotic instruments of Japan; Koto 20, Shakuhachi, Kabuki, Noh Percussion, Shamisen combined with a Steinway Piano and a full Orchestra range brings listeners a new and unique classical fusion of music styles seldom heard outside of Japan.

Akiko’s music could be best described as a Japanese type of healing and relaxing music within a classical nature. Gentle beats of 70 BPM which happens to be the same rate as your heart when resting. 

In 2020 Akiko released in Japan her popular debut double CD “Shonan Twilight”, 20 pieces of Akiko Hori original Neo-Classical Healing Music.

Her upcoming single Memories will be launched on 2 December 2022.