Dr. Yuriko Hase Kojima serves as the Professor of Composition at Shobi University in Japan, specializing in composition, theory, and computer music. She also teaches as a lecturer at Toho Gakuen College School of Music and Senzoku Gakuen College of Music. She is the founder and the artistic director of a non-profit art management organization Glovill (http://www.glovill.jp/english.html) for introducing new music to Japan.After studying piano performance at Osaka College of Music in Japan, Yuriko Hase Kojima studied music composition in the United States for ten years. In 1993, she graduated at the top of the class from the Boston Conservatory. In 2000, she got her doctorate from Columbia University, where, under the Andrew Mellon fellowships, she taught the courses for several years. She studied music composition, computer music, music theory, aesthetics and philosophy of music, with Tristan Murail, Jonathan Kramer, Fred Lerdahl, George Edwards, Brad Garton, Betsy Jolas, Philippe Leroux, and John Clement Adams, among others.Her music expands from contemporary European classical music idiom to Asian music tradition, combining styles and techniques from different part of the world, including forefront computer music. Her works have been presented at various international festivals and concerts, including the International Society for Contemporary Music's "World Music Days" (2000 in Luxembourg), the Asian Composers League's "Asian Music Week" (2000 in Yokohama), the International Computer Music Association's "International Computer Music Conference" (1997 Thessaloniki, 2005 Barcelona, 2006 New Orleans, 2007 Copenhagen), the Fontainebleau Music Festival in France, the International Guitar Festival in Mexico, and the CrossSound New Music Festival in Alaska, performed by prominent ensembles such as Ensemble Modern (Germany), the Pearls Before Swine Experience (Sweden), Azure Ensemble (USA), Ruckus Ensemble (USA), and New York New Music Ensemble (USA).Ms. Kojima is a member of the International Computer Music Association, IRCAM Forum, the Electronic Music Foundation, International Alliance for Women in Music, the Japan Society for Contemporary Music, and the Japan Federation of Composers, by whom her pieces have been published and recorded on CD for JFC Japanese Composers Series.Bio found here.