Yoriko Mizuno Fieleke
- Master LevelPiano
- Boston, MA, USA
Yoriko Fieleke has performed throughout the United States and has been a prizewinner in numerous competitions, including the International Young Keyboard Artist Competition. As a winner of the Music from Oberlin and Arthur Dann competition, she performed in two week-long concert tours sponsored by Oberlin Conservatory, where she obtained her Bachelor of Music Degree in Piano Performance. Her performances have been broadcast by WQXR in New York City, Chicago, and Hawaii.
Ms. Fieleke is a faculty member and lecturer at the Golandsky Institute’s Summer Symposium at Princeton University, and she provides training and mentorship to teachers in the Golandsky Certification Program. She has been invited to give lectures and master classes at the New England Piano Teachers Association, the Longy School of Music of Bard College, the Northshore Piano Teachers Guild, and the Okaloosa County Florida Music Teachers Association. Ms. Fieleke is the founder and program director of the Golandsky Boston Summer Workshop, where she shares cutting edge information on the Taubman Approach with Robert Durso.
Ms. Fieleke maintains a thriving private studio near Boston. She provides regular lessons to students throughout the United States, as well as other countries in Asia and Europe through online lessons. She works with a wide range of students, including professional performers, faculty members and students of conservatories, piano teachers, jazz pianists, and adult and young beginners. She also provides coaching for other instrumentalists, computer users and lab equipment users.
After experiencing a piano-related injury Ms. Fieleke was introduced to Dorothy Taubman’s work in 1984 by Robert Shannon at Oberlin Conservatory. Upon graduation, she began her studies of the Taubman Approach with the late Kendall Feeney of the Golandsky Institute and was coached by the late Dorothy Taubman. A long-time student of Robert Durso, she currently studies with Mr. Durso and Edna Golandsky and has been a faculty member at the Golandsky Institute since 2004.