Yumiko Oshima-Ryan

Faculty

Professor, Piano in Music and Music - Keyboard

Dr. Oshima-Ryan is an active performer in both solo and collaborative works. Her awards include first place in the Wurlitzer Collegiate Artist Competition and second place in the International Beethoven Piano Sonata Competition.

Since 1995 she has been incorporating contemporary Japanese piano works into her repertoire. She has performed these works nationally and internationally (Tokyo, Toronto, and San Juan), including world premieres of new works by Japanese composers.  

Her recordings "Piano Works for the Left Hand - Takashi Yoshimatsu" and  “From Afar,” Japanese Contemporary piano work, are available on SpotifyiTunes, Amazon, and Naxos Music Library.   "Piano Works for the Left Hand" was selected as a special edition in the August 2022 issue of Record Geijutsu, a top music review magazine in Japan.

A native of Japan, Dr. Oshima-Ryan graduated from Toho Gakuen School of Music in Tokyo and earned a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati.  Her piano teachers include Eunice Norton (a pupil of Arthur Schnabel), Menahem Pressler, Eugene Pridonoff, Richard Syracuse, Jerome Rose, and Satoko Tokumaru.

Related Videos:

Yumiko's Recital 2020 Fall

Yumiko's Studio students

Education

B.A. Toho Gakuen School of Music in Tokyo, M.A. Ohio University School of Music, D.M.A. The College Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati

Areas of Expertise

Piano Performance

Interests

Cooking and Reading



Courses Taught

MUS-103 (Aural and Keyboard Skills I), MUS-173 (String/Piano Ensemble), MUS-211 (Music Theory III), MUS-246 (Piano), and MUS-346 (Piano)

Past
Synonym Title Times Taught Terms Taught
MUS-246 Piano 54 2022/SP, 2021/FA, 2021/SP, 2020/FA, 2020/SP, 2019/FA, 2019/SP, 2018/FA, 2018/SP, 2017/FA, 2017/SP, 2016/FA, 2016/SP, 2015/FA, 2015/SP, 2014/FA, 2013/FA, 2013/SP, 2012/FA, 2012/SP, 2011/FA, 2011/SP, 2010/FA, 2010/SP, 2009/FA, 2009/SP, and 2008/FA
MUS-346 Piano 54 2022/SP, 2021/FA, 2021/SP, 2020/FA, 2020/SP, 2019/FA, 2019/SP, 2018/FA, 2018/SP, 2017/FA, 2017/SP, 2016/FA, 2016/SP, 2015/FA, 2015/SP, 2014/FA, 2013/FA, 2013/SP, 2012/FA, 2012/SP, 2011/FA, 2011/SP, 2010/FA, 2010/SP, 2009/FA, 2009/SP, and 2008/FA
MUS-103 Aural and Keyboard Skills I 49 2021/FA, 2020/FA, 2019/FA, 2018/FA, 2017/FA, 2015/FA, 2014/FA, 2013/FA, 2012/FA, 2011/FA, 2010/FA, 2009/FA, 2008/FA, and 2007/FA
MUS-212 Music Theory IV 28 2022/SP, 2021/SP, 2020/SP, 2019/SP, 2018/SP, 2016/SP, 2015/SP, 2013/SP, 2012/SP, 2011/SP, 2010/SP, 2009/SP, 2008/SP, 2007/SP, and 2006/SP
MUS-211 Music Theory III 27 2021/FA, 2020/FA, 2019/FA, 2018/FA, 2017/FA, 2015/FA, 2014/FA, 2013/FA, 2012/FA, 2011/FA, 2010/FA, 2009/FA, 2008/FA, 2007/FA, and 2006/FA
MUS-104 Aural and Keyboard Skills II 25 2022/SP, 2021/SP, 2020/SP, 2019/SP, 2018/SP, 2016/SP, 2015/SP, 2013/SP, 2012/SP, 2011/SP, 2010/SP, 2009/SP, and 2008/SP
MUS-222 Piano 16 2008/SP, 2007/FA, 2007/SP, 2006/FA, 2006/SP, 2005/FA, 2005/SP, and 2004/FA
MUS-173 String Ensemble 13 2021/FA, 2021/SP, 2020/FA, 2020/SP, 2019/FA, 2019/SP, 2018/FA, 2018/SP, and 2017/FA
MUS-111 Music Theory I 6 2006/FA, 2005/FA, and 2004/FA
MUS-145 Quiet Mind 5 2022/SP, 2021/SP, 2016/SP, 2013/SP, and 2011/SP
MUS-142 Piano Pedagogy 5 2015/SP, 2012/SP, 2010/SP, 2008/SP, and 2007/SP
MUS-112 Music Theory II 4 2007/SP and 2006/SP
MUS-120 Piano Class 3 2021/SP, 2019/SP, and 2018/FA
MUS-395 Honors in Performance 3 2018/SP, 2017/SP, and 2016/FA
MUS-275 Piano Pedagogy 2 2020/JN and 2018/JN
MUS-361 Violin 2 2018/SP and 2017/SP
MUS-390 Senior Music Capstone 2 2017/SP and 2016/FA
MUS-121 A Beginners Piano 1 2010/JN
MUS-143 Piano Literature 1 2009/SP
MUS-208 Piano Pedagogy 1 2006/JN