Miyuki ITO, a native of Nagoya, Japan, received B.A. from Aichi University of the Arts (Japan), M.A. from the Manhattan School of Music (NY), and D.M.A. from Columbia University (NY), studying with Naoyuki Terai, Pierre Charvet and Tristan Murail. She pursued research at IRCAM (Paris) with an artist grant from the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japan. Her works have been performed at festivals and venues across the globe, including Centre Acanthes (France), ISCM (Hong Kong), Resonances (IRCAM), ICMC (Miami), Spark Festival (Minnesota), SMC (Greece and Spain) and Re:New (Denmark). She had received commissions from Harmonia Opera Company (NY), Columbia Sinfonietta (NY), Tokyo Opera City (Japan), Taketoyo Opening Concert Hall Committee (Japan), Music From Japan (NY), Attack Theater (Pittsburgh), Onix Ensamble (Mexico) and Aichi Arts Center (Japan). Her recent awards include the Nagoya Cultural Promotion Agency Prize (Japan), Japan Symphony Foundation Prize and Concorso di Composizione Franco Evangelisti 1st Prize (Rome). She has been a fellow at the Djerassi Artist Residency in California with an Oshita Fellowship and at CMMAS in Morelia (Mexico) with a support of Japan Foundation. She currently teaches at the Nagoya University of Arts, Chiba Commerce University, and Aichi University of the Arts in Japan. Ito is a co-founder and producer of the composer collectives NympheArt and JUMP (Japan-USA: Musical Perspectives). She released The Sands of Time, focused on works with live electronics on ALCD80 in 2009. Reminiscence d'un ancien esprit has been published on Edizioni Suvini Zerboni (Milan, Italy) in 2010.Bio courtesy of her website.