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Taketo Kataoka

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Shepard School of Music Piano Series presents 

Taketo Kataoka


Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Kawai Piano Gallery-Houston, 5800 Richmond Ave., Houston, TX

Phone: (713) 904-0001



Born in Tokyo, Japan, Taketo Kataoka began music instruction at the age of 5 studying piano, composition and improvisation with Rie Atarashi. He later studied at Tokyo University of the Arts, where he received his high school diploma and undergraduate degree, studying with renowned pianist Akira Eguchi. He is currently pursuing his Master of Music degree at the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University. He is a student of Brian Connelly. 

Kataoka received 1st Prize in the Suganami and Machida National Piano Competitions. He was also prizewinner in the JPTA piano auditions, and won 2nd prize in the Verao Classico International Music Academy Classical Summer Awards. 

He has given solo recitals in Portugal, Spain, Korea, the U.S. and Japan. He is also a passionate chamber musician, appearing widely with instrumentalists and vocalists.



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(Tuesday) 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Kawai Piano Gallery

5800 Richmond Ave., Houston, TX


Kawai Piano Gallery