Adjunct Instructor of Piano
teaches her private piano studio in Utah.
Ms. Oshida is the first-prize winner of the California statewide Young
Pianists’ Beethoven Competition, the
Olympiad of the Arts Piano Competition, the Music Teachers’ Association of Northern California Piano
Competition, the California Association of Professional Music Teachers Concerto Competition, the Brigham
Young University Concerto Competition, the Campbell Country Women’s Club Music Competition for four
consecutive years, and was the recipient of the award for the Best Performance of a Required Piece in the
National Matthay Association Clara Wells Piano Competition. Ms. Oshida has also appeared as a guest soloist
with the Pacific Talent Education String Orchestra, The CAPMT Orchestra, and the Brigham Young University
Philharmonic Orchestra. Ms. Oshida has been awarded the Thera Rabinowitch Scholarship for Musical
Achievement and Humanitarian Consideration, the Vladimir Kochanski Scholarship for Piano Excellence, the
Brigham Young University Dean's Excellence Award, an award from the American League of Pen Women for
Musical Achievement, the Bank of America award for Music, and Lifetime Membership in the Phi Kappa Phi
Ms. Oshida has appeared in musical collaboration with the Pacific Talent Education, the San Jose Strings
Academy, the Suzuki Association of Northern California Summer Institute at Stanford University, the Music
Teachers Association Convention, UNICEF chamber music winners recitals, the Yehudi Menuhin/Helen Dowling
Music Competition Winners Recitals, the Baroque Sinfonietta, and the Orpheus Winds.
Ms. Oshida has accompanied musicians throughout the United States for 23 years, including a special
performance tour to Berlin, Germany in 1992. She was a faculty member of The Jenny Rudin Chamber Music
Workshop, held in Palo Alto, CA.
Principal teachers include Aiko Onishi, Dr. Irene
Peery, and Ellen Mack. Ms. Oshida has
masterclasses with Yefim Bronfman and Leon Fleisher, and has studied chamber music with Marian Hahn.
and her Master of Music degree in Piano Performance from the Peabody Conservatory of Music of The Johns