Akiko Hori is a Japanese composer, pianist, singer, songwriter and producer. Akiko is a highly gifted and experienced performer. She transports audiences across a broad spectrum of wide range musical styles.
Her musical education began at the early age of five. Studies of great classical masters led her to the prestigious Music College of Nagoya in Japan where Akiko graduated with Bachelor of Piano. Akiko continued her piano studies to different type of variety music.
Excellence in musical skills, keyboard and vocals combined with an appealing personality, grace and style have made Akiko a consistent draw for many 5 Star Hotels in Asia. She established a successful career performing from 2001 in; Japan, Singapore, Macau and Australia. Since 2014, Akiko has been a regular on the exclusive luxury cruise line Princess Cruises as a Guest Entertainer. During each contract with Princess Cruises, she has regularly performed as the resident pianist and singer at the Crooners Lounge.
In 2018 Akiko performed once again on Sun Princess for Taiwanese cruise entertaining Taiwanese and International guests from the U.K., Australia and America. April to July 2019 She performed nightly for Japanese VIP guests aboard the JTB Sun Princess Round the World Cruise which visited 34 ports in 23 countries. July to November 2019 once again for Diamond Princess’s Akiko performed while touring Japan, Taiwan and other exotic South Asian destinations.
Beginning in late 2019, after performing live for more than 20 years, Akiko started another adventure, creating her own studio where she is now focused on producing her own special blend of Modern Classical Music and Japanese fusion.