Music Department Invites You To Enjoy Natsuki Fukasawa In Concert

Valdosta State and the Valdosta Community you are invited to join

Natsuki Fukasawa, Steinway Artist in concert here at VSU.

Tuesday Oct 29, 2019 at 7:30PM, Whitehead Auditorium. 

Concert is FREE!!!

Concert Pianist, Natsuki Fukasawa is making a stop here at VSU on her tour which will take her to Alabama, Georgia, Florida, New York and Calgary Canada.  Natsuki will be playing music by: Liszt, Chopin, Faure, Aguila, Janacek, and living composer Knable.  Knable is the featured work of the program titled”36 Views of Mount Fuji” (the most beautiful mountain in Japan), and  the piece will be accompanied by 36 beautiful picture slides during the performance.

I hope you will be able to come and enjoy.

Thank you.

Joshua Pifer, Assistant Professor of Piano, Piano Area Head at VSU


Steinway Artist Natsuki Fukasawa‘s music career has taken her throughout U.S. cities as well as to Europe, Scandinavia, Israel, Australia, Brazil, Japan and China, performing at such venues as Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center and Copenhagen’s Tivoli Concert Hall. Fukasawa has won many accolades and international prizes, including rave reviews in Strad and Fanfare magazines and the Best Chamber Music Recording of the Year from the Danish Music Awards.


Ms. Fukasawa’s performance highlights include a tour of Italy performing Gershwin’s Concerto in F as well as performances of Beethoven’s Third and Fourth Piano Concerti, Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1, Chopin Second Piano Concerto, Dohnanyi’s Variations on a Nursery Song, Mozart’s A Major Concerto, K. 488, Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Concerto and Ravel Concerto in G with orchestras in California. She is the pianist for the soundtrack of recently released film We Had to Go – Remembering Internment, and three compact discs, including a live solo CD, Year in Prague, one with violinist Igor Veligan titled Voices from Easter Europe and another with bassoonist Scott Pool titled Vocalise.  Most recently she was featured in the documentary film by La Casa Films & Arts titled 36 Views of Mount Fuji. During this current season, she will be appearing in concerts and master classes in Italy, Mexico, Spain, Switzerland, the U.S. and in performances of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor” in Northern California.