Toku Kawata

Pianist

Welcome to my website! Playing the piano brings joy, comfort, and serenity in my life, and I would love to share my life long journey of playing the piano with you. 

 

 

Performances

Solo/ Accompanying/ Chamber recitals.

 

Upcoming Concerts

  • April 16, 2015: Accompanying
    Lander, WY

  • February 5, 2016: Soloist Mozart Piano Concerto No. 20
    with Boulder Symphony, Boulder, CO.

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Past Concerts
Solo
University of Colorado Boulder, DMA recital (April 15, 2015)
           Rameau, Beethoven, Messiaen
Mu Phi Epsilon Scholarship Winner’s Recital (April, 12, 2014)
            Rachmaninoff: Piano Sonata No. 2 Op. 36 (1931)
University of Colorado Boulder, DMA recital (April 5, 2014)
           
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4, Rachmaninoff: Piano Sonata No. 2
            Op. 36 (1931)      

University of Missouri- Kansas City (March 14, 2013) 
            Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Debussy, Ravel, Copland
Aspen Music Festival and School (August 14, 2012)
            Beethoven: Piano Sonata Op. 110
Kansas City Musical Club (October 3, 2011)
            Rachmaninoff: Piano Sonata No. 2 Op. 36 (1931)
Aspen Music Festival and School (August 13, 2011)

            Rachmaninoff: Piano Sonata No. 2 Op. 36 (1931) 
Aspen Music Festival and School (August 4, 2011)

            Schumann: Fantasy in C major, Op. 17  
University of Missouri- Kansas City (April 30, 2011)

            Haydn, Schumann, Rachmaninoff
University of Missouri- Kansas City (October 20, 2011)
            Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 12 K. 414
Tsudanuma elementary school, Chiba, Japan (July 10, 2010)
            Lecture on Introduction of Playing the Piano
Carnegie Hall (Weill): Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition
            (May 23, 2010)  Bartok: Improvisations on Hungarian Peasant Songs,
            Op. 20           
                    

Chamber
University of Colorado Boulder (November 15, 2014)                      
           
Britten: Winter Words, Op. 52, Mozart: Trio K.498, Debussy: Première rhapsodie
             Ikuma: As I Listen to the Notes of Cicadas, Boatmen’s Song

University of Colorado Boulder (November 7, 2014)        
            Mozart: Trio K. 498, Debussy:
Première rhapsodie
University of Colorado Boulder (February 16, 2014)         
            
Beethoven: An die ferne Geliebte, Op. 98, Cello Sonata No. 4 Op. 102,
             Brahms: Piano Trio No. 1 Op. 8

Basalt Public Library (August 16, 2012)  
            Brahms: Piano Trio No. 1 Op. 8
Aspen Music Festival and School (July 19, 2012)                      
            Brahms: Piano Trio No. 1 Op. 8
Aspen Music Festival and School (August 19, 2011)         
            Xie: . . . After . . . (2011)


Accompanying
International Young Artist Music Competition, Lakewood, CO (January 10, 2015)
           Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op.43
Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, Boulder CO (December 24, 2014)

            Christmas service choir
University of Colorado Boulder (April 6, 2014)
            Men’s choir

University of Colorado Boulder (November 3, 2013)                                                    
            Men’s Choir
University of Colorado Boulder (October 3, 2013)                                                                 
            Men’s Choir
University of Missouri- Kansas City: Bassoon Recital (April 14, 2013)
            C.P.E. Bach, Koechlin, Fran
çaix, Previn
University of Missouri- Kansas City: Flute Recital (May 1, 2012)
            Bach, Taffanel, Ganne, Hindemith, Muczynski, Clarke
University of Missouri- Knasas City (April 27, 2012)                                                           

            Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1
University of Missouri- Kansas City (January 27, 2011)                              
            Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 12 K. 414
Lynn Public Schools: Conductor & Accompanist (2004-2010)                                           
Lynn All City Concerts: Conductor & Accompanist (2004-2010)                                            
Lynn City Hall Holiday Concert: Conductor & Accompanist (2004-2010) 


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