NYCC Composer Profile

Emiko Hayashi

EMIKO HAYASHI is a composer, arranger and a performer, currently living in New York. She was born and raised in Japan, and started classical piano studies at age three but later on moved into jazz and contemporary music. She has an undergraduate degree from Jochi University (Japan) in Far Eastern Philosophy and a Masters in Jazz Piano Performance from Purchase Conservatory of Music (New York). Emiko has performed at various clubs in Tokyo, the Bay Area in California and in New York City. In 2005 she shifted to composing contemporary music. She states, “I use my compositions as a vehicle to explore music from a visual and a visceral perspective. My attempt is to paint sounds with my own version of color, texture and depth.”


Member since 2012

NYCC Coordinator of Readings

Personal website: Emiko Hayashi