Chamber Olympic Artist 2019

Nancy Masaki | cello


Nancy Masaki is a graduate of Punahou School and the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Nancy’s musical career has included performing with the Honolulu Symphony, Toledo Symphony, Pasadena Chamber Orchestra, Mozart Chamber Orchestra in L.A. and the Carmel Bach Festival in CA. Currently she performs with the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra, Hawaii Opera Theatre and Chamber Music Hawaii. A lecturer at the U.H. Manoa Music Department for 3 semesters teaching cello, she continues her private teaching and is the owner and president of the Masaki School of Music where over 450 students study piano, violin, viola, cello, voice or guitar. Nancy studied piano with Ellen Masaki, Ruth Bacon and Helen Crystal Bender. Her cello teachers include Joanna Fleming, Jackson Brooks, Allen Trubitt, Andor Toth, Jr., Aldo Parisot, Gabor Rejto, Ron Leonard and Irene Sharp.