Mika Sasaki, born in Atlanta, Ga., has given solo and chamber music performances in the U.S., U.K., Italy, and Japan. She has been a concerto soloist with the 92nd Street Y Orchestra, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, and the Sinfonia of Cambridge. Her festival appearances include pianoSonoma, Music@Menlo, Tanglewood, Taos, Chigiana, the Mannes Beethoven Institute, Icicle Creek, Yellow Barn, Aspen, and Estherwood. She has received awards at the Peabody Conservatory, the Soleil Music Competition in Tokyo, All Japan Classical Music Competition, and the NJSO Young Artists Audition. Her debut album was released by Yarlung Records. She is a fellow at Ensemble ACJW. Sasaki has been an Evening Division faculty member since 2016. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University and studied with Joseph Kalichstein, Benjamin Pasternack, Seiko Ezawa, and Olegna Fuschi.