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Mannes College of Music, MM, Piano Performance
Consevatoire National Superieur de Musique de Paris, Premier Prix du Piano
Studied privately with renowned piano teacher Maria Curcio in London
Mio Isoda-Hagle has been heard in concerts as a soloist and chamber musician throughout her native Japan, United States, France, Belgium, and England. Mio’s studied at the Juilliard School, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Conservatoire National Superieur de Danse et de Musique de Paris, where she received the Premier Prix in 1991, and the Mannes College of Music, where she completed her Master’s Degree as a student of Jacob Lateiner. Her other teachers have been Yasuko Nakayama, Reiko Sakai, Takashi Yamazaki, Germaine Mounier, Gerard Fremy, and Maria Curcio Diamand. She has been a laureate of the Senigallia and “Les Grand Maitres Francais” international competitions. Mio teaches at the Merit School of Music in Chicago, and performs by herself, in chamber music, and as a duo with her husband, Matthew Hagle.
My favorite pianists are Martha Argerich and Marc-Andre Hamlin. My favorite composers at the moment are German Romantic composers.
“Music is a great way to express yourself and communicate with other people.”