Born in Tokyo, she began learning the piano and solfege at the age of four at the Toho Music School for Children.
She entered the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music and majored in composition, graduating in 1983.
Her works have been performed at Tanglewood Contemporary Music Festival, at ISCM-ACL events in Hong Kong, Australia and Israel, at UNICUM Music Festival in Slovenia and others.
‘Serenade for Soprano and Harp’ was selected for ISCM World Music Days in Luxemburg in 2000. She was an artist of the Japanese Government Overseas Study Program in London in 2003.
‘Peace on Earth for Soprano, Harp and Orchestra’ was commissioned and the first performed by the NHK Symphony Orchestra in Tokyo in 2005, was selected for ISCM World New Music Days in Sweden in 2009.
‘Music for Strings, Percussion and Shakuhachi: Floral Tributes III’ was selected for ISCM World New Music Days in Beijing in 2018.
She is now a professor at Graduate School of Social and Cultural Sciences, Kumamoto University and a member of the Japan Society for Contemporary Music and the 21st Century Composer’s Association.