About Misaki Nishidate
Misaki Nishidate is a multi-instrumentalist that teaches piano, voice and trumpet. She started playing when she was 12 and began performing in concerts just 6 months later. At the age of 15 she entered Tokyo College of Music High School, and at 21 She graduated from Tokyo College of Music in Japan with a Bachelors of Music Performance on trumpet and Music Education, K-12. Her minor studies included piano, classical Guitar, and Jazz & Composition.
While at Music high school, Misaki started performing professionally in Tokyo as a singer, pianist and trumpeter and later winning 1st place as a singer at Yokohama music festival in 2014 and 2015. She currently plays in various local groups including jazz bands, blues bands, churches, and orchestras all around the Houston area.
Her love for education started very early with teaching her little brothers and neighborhood kids. Since then, she's always had a passion for teaching and helping others develop their skills. Misaki started teaching music lessons in 2010 with goals to make every lesson fun, to let the students explore music, and to give them great experiences through music. She does this by tailoring her lessons according to each student's interest, skill level, personality, and learning style. "My dream is to have every student leave their lesson inspired and motivated to discover the life-long friend music truly is."