Namiko Mori is a Japanese eclectic musician/multi-instrumentalist/composer, currently located in Los Angeles. Her musical talent broadens from emotive piano improvisations, song-writing, experimental electronic music, ethnic percussive chamber to elaborate orchestral works. Besides her original works, she has produced collaborative works for independent films, 3D animations, commercials and musicians.
She had classical trained and played keyboard/piano since her childhood. She got into playing drums and Punk/Rock music, exposed to many other different musical instruments included some of ethnic instruments and started to write songs and arrange band music during her teens. After she learned sound engineering techniques at Nihon Kougakuin institute and a local music studio in Japan, she started producing local bands and her own works. She had experience in writing classical music at Dartington music school in the U.K in 2010. And she studied Film scoring at UCLA and awarded by BMI/Jerry Goldsmith Scholarship in 2014 in Los Angeles. Also she is elected as one of mentees for SCL mentor program 2015 that is one of popular educational programs for composers in LA and NY, supported by hollywood film composers/music studios included Disney scoring stage, Blizzard Entertainment Game Music and Remote Control(Hans Zimmer).
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