2010-2012 Master of Music in Performance, the Royal College of Music in
2009-2010 Artist Diploma in Performance, the Royal College of Music in London
2007-2009 Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Performance, the Royal College of Music in London
2003-2007 Bachelor of Music, Toho Gakuen College of Music in Tokyo
2000-2003 Toho Gakuen High School of Music in Tokyo
Kumi Matsuo was born in 1984 in Tokyo, Japan. She completed the Artist Diploma course in 2010 and the Masters of Music program in July 2012 at the Royal College of Music (RCM) where she studied piano with John Blakely and Ashley Wass. She was an RCM scholar supported by the Charles Napper Award and the Russell Gander and was generously supported by the Rohm Music Foundation.