M.Mus. in Opera Performance, from both Longy School of Music and Osaka College of Music. Junko has performed operas, oratorios, and recitals in the U.S. and in Japan. Her solo appearances include performances with the Boston Lyric Opera, Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra, Key West Symphony Orchestra, Boston Classical Orchestra, Chorus ProMusica, and the BMC Concert Choir. From 2004 through 2007 she participated in the Marlboro Music Festival. She was a finalist in the Oratorio Society of New York Solo Competition and winner of the NATS Competition Professional Division. Currently she is a member of the Wistariahurst Chamber Music Society, and she is on the faculty of Amherst College and Rivers School Conservatory in Massachusetts.