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Masayuki Maki, a multi-instrumentalist on various classical keyboard instruments, has extensive experience in lecturing and performing in America and Asia. He was formerly Associate Instructor of harpsichord performance and keyboard accompaniment at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University and is now adjunct faculty at the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College of the City University of New York, teaching harpsichord, organ, fortepiano, and chamber music. He tours regularly in Japan, China and the US, giving performances and master classes together with recorder artist Eva Legêne. He has also been an artist of Poly Theatre Group and artist-in-residence at Peking University (2008, 2009, and 2010) and the Gulangyu Music Festival (2008 and 2010-11). His international activities have been sponsored by the Asahi Shimbun Foundation and covered by China Radio International, Asahi Newspaper, Mainchi Newspaper, and Early Music America Magazine.
Other than performing, he also works at the Metropolitan Opera, Trinity Wall Street, Carnegie Hall, and Lincoln Center as harpsichord and organ technician. He graduated from Musashino Academia Musicae in Tokyo, the Early Music Institute at Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, and Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College, and he is currently an Advanced Candidate of his doctorate in harpsichord at Stony Brook University. He is also on faculty member and an assistant to both artistic and administrative directors of summer workshops "Rethinking Bach" at Aaron Copland School of Music and Tokai University.