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Marika Takeuchi


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    Found - Jim Perkins Re-Work - Jim Perkins
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    The Arctic Light
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    Rain in the Park
Composer, producer and pianist Marika Takeuchi is a native of Japan, currently based in the U.S. In addition to piano, she played violin and horn for several years.
She began studying composition and building a career as a composer at the age of 18 at Shobi Music College in Tokyo. Her early career includes composing for NHK-FM and Universal Music Japan.
In 2009, she moved to United States to study film scoring at Berklee College of Music. She has scored several inspiring, independent short films. She released her first album “Night Dream” in 2011, and her single “The Arctic Light” (2011) has been featured in an Australian TV commercial, the Norwegian Tourism Board’s official website, and several other advertisements and short films.
Her album "Impressions" (2013), was nominated for Best Neo-Classical Album at the 10th annual ZMR Awards, and she released her last album "Rain Stories" in November 2014. Her 4th album "Colors in the Diary" (2016), is produced by the Grammy-winning producer Will Ackerman, and features cellist Eugene Friesen and Boston Symphony Orchestra violinist Si-Jing Huang. She released a single Found in June 2018, and another single Night Time and her 5th album Melding in July 2018 on London-based label Bigo and Twigetti.


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