MMG Certified Teacher Trainer

Akiko Takahashi

Teacher Trainer, Unit 1 & Unit 2
akiko@musicmindgames.com

 

Akiko Takahashi is a Music Mind Games Teacher and a voice and piano teacher. She lives in Sussex, England with her husband Michio. Their adult son, Tomoki, lives in London.

Akiko has been a guest soloist for Arts Festivals in Shropshire and has performed as a soloist with an international arts touring group in New Zealand and both Eastern and Western Australia. Her solo performances have taken her to London, South East England, and Wales. Akiko loves walking, swimming, scuba diving, and practicing yoga.

 

More about Akiko
 

Educational Background

Akiko received her Bachelor of Music in Voice from Musashino Academia Musicae in Tokyo, Japan. She received her LGSMD in Vocal Performance from Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, England. She also received a CTABRSM in piano from The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music.

 

Teaching Experience

Akiko taught music for 18 years at the Rikkyo School in England giving vocal training, establishing choirs and various ensembles, and teaching music classes including GCSE Music and IGCSE Music. She was a co-founder of Piano Fun in London, which specialised in group piano lessons. Currently, Akiko enjoys teaching in her home studio and a village primary school.

 

Music Mind Games Teacher Training and Student Workshops

Unit 2: August 8 - 12, 2018, Osaka, Japan

Unit 1: July 25 - 29, 2018, Osaka, Japan

Unit 1: April 2018, Edinburgh, U.K.

Unit 1: July 2017, Osaka, Japan

Unit 1: December 2016, Osaka, Japan

Unit 1: February 2015, London, U.K.

Unit 1B: April 2015, Tokyo, Japan

Unit 1A: April 2015, Kobe, Japan

Unit 1A: April 2014, Tokyo,, Japan

1-Day Teacher Workshops: August 2017, Chiba, Japan; August 2015, Fukuoka, Sendai, Tokyo, and Yokahama, Japan; April 2014, Kobe, Japan; December 2013, Tokyo, Japan; August 2013, Tokyo, Japan

1-Day Teacher Workshops with Silvia Crusellas Maña: May 2015, London, U.K.; October 2014, London, U.K.; September 2014, Amsterdam, Holland

3-Day Children's Workshop: May 2015, The Hague, Holland

2-Day Children's Workshop: June 2015, Cambridge, U.K.

1-Day Children's Workshop: January 2014, Tokyo, Japan; July 2013, Tokyo, Japan; February 2013, London, U.K.; June 2012, London, U.K.

 

Music Mind Games Teacher Training Interpretor and/or Assistant

Unit 2 with Michiko Yurko, Creator: March - April 2018 in València, Spain

Unit 2 with Michiko Yurko, Creator: August 2017 in Yokohama, Japan

Unit 1 with Michiko Yurko, Creator: May 2016 in Tokyo, Japan

Unit 1 with Michiko Yurko, Creator: May 2015 in Amsterdam, Holland

MMG Overview with Michiko Yurko, Creator: August 2017 in Yokohama, Japan

MMG Overview with Silvia Crusellas Maña, Teacher Trainer: October 2013 in London, U.K.

 

Music Mind Games Training 

Unit 2 Retreat and Certification: July 2018 in Kensington, Maryland, USA

Unit 1 Retreat and Certification: July 2014 in Aalborg, Denmark

Unit 2 with Michiko Yurko, Creator: April 2017 in Zaragoza, Spain

Unit 2 with Michiko Yurko, Creator: October 2016 in The Hague, Netherlands

Unit 2 with Michiko Yurko, Creator: July 2015 in Aalborg, Denmark

Unit 2 with Michiko Yurko, Creator: December 2014 in Madrid, Spain

Unit 2 with Michiko Yurko, Creator: May 2012 in Edinburgh, Scotland

Unit 1 with Michiko Yurko, Creator: February 2014 in London, U.K.

Unit 1 with Michiko Yurko, Creator: May 2013 in London, U.K.

Unit 1 with Michiko Yurko, Creator: May 2011 in Edinburgh, Scotland

MMG Short Workshop with Michiko Yurko, Creator: September 2010 in Cambridge, U.K.

 

Travel

Akiko has traveled to Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Romania, Scotland, Spain, Switzerland, and Wales.

 

Languages

English, Japanese