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Japanese pianist Natsumi Ikenaga has performed as a soloist and a chamber musician across the globe. Notable venues include the Mirabel Palace in Salzburg, Steinway Halls in New York and London, the National Gallery, Victoria & Albert Museum, Regent Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Royal Albert Hall Elgar Room, Handel House, Tokyo Opera City Hall, Kioi Hall in Tokyo, and the Moscow Conservatory Rachmaninoff Hall. In 2014, she was named as a Chanel Pygmalion Days Artist and participated in the prestigious Pygmalion Days Concert Series, organised by Chanel K. K. at Nexus Hall, Tokyo. Over the years, Natsumi has studied piano with Kevin Kenner, Dina Parakhina, and Gordon Fergus-Thompson, and the harpsichord with Jane Chapman. A graduate of the prestigious Toho Gakuen High School of Music in Tokyo, Natsumi gained her Bachelor of Music (Hons), Master of Music, and Artist Diploma in Performance degrees at the Royal College of Music, London, where she was supported by the Gordon Calway Stone Memorial Award. Natsumi is currently a Teaching Assistant and a doctoral student in keyboard performance at the Frost School of Music, University of Miami.