Takako Hayase, DMA, NCTM is currently on the faculty of Earlham College in Richmond, IN and at the preprartory department of University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music. Previously, Dr. Hayase has served on the faculties of Capital University, Hochstein Music School in Rochester, NY, and Wilberforce University in Xenia, OH. She holds a master's degree in piano performance from Eastman School of Music and a bachelor's and doctorate degree in piano performance from CCM where she was a recepient of Cliburn Scholarship, McElroy Scholarship and a prize winner of CCM Chamber Music Competition.
Dr. Hayase has performed internationally in Canada, France, Germany,Czech Republic, Italy, Japan and throughout the U.S. including a 1998 appearance at Weill Hall in Carnegie Hall, New York City. Her most recent recital was broadcasted over WUOT 91.9FM, Knoxville. She has also attended in numerous festivals including Amalfi Coast International Music Festival, Banff Centre, Mouli'n D'ande Music Fetival, and Piano Texas. In the summer, she is serving on the faculties of Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Michigan, Cincinnati Piano Institute, and Piano Odyssey Camp in Cincinnati.