Born in Yamanashi, Japan, Shiori completed a Masters at the Royal Academy of Music, where she has been taught by Andrew West and has received coaching from Michael Dussek, Joseph Middleton and Richard Stokes. Shiori graduated with an MA with Distinction and a DipRAM for an outstanding Final Recital and was awarded the Daniel Kelly Prize and 2017-18 Evelyn German Prize for Piano Accompaniment. She graduated in 2014 from the Musical Performance Department of the Toho Gakuen School of Music, and in 2016 from the Senzoku Gakuen Graduated School of Music, where she majored in Piano Solo. To date, she has studied under Etsuko Kushido, Michiko Okamoto, Yasuko Sugimoto, and Akiyoshi Sako.
Shiori has won several awards including first prize in the Yamanashi Music Festival (2011) and second prize in the Spoleto International Piano Competition (2014). She recently won the Brenda Webb Award for Accompaniment at the Royal Academy of Music.
Shiori is a member of RAM's prestigious Song Circle, with whom she has given concerts in Queen's Gallery in Buckingham Palace, Italian Cultural Institute London and 22 Mansfield Street, the home of Bob and Elisabeth Boas. Shiori is delighted to be a Leeds Lieder Young Artist for 2018 and Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme 2018. She was delighted that one of her song recordings with her duo partner Natasha Page was broadcast on BBC Radio 3 in March.
As well as accompanying singers, Shiori also enjoys accompanying instruments. Most recently she has worked with violinists, singers, clarinetists, and harpists as a chamber pianist and as an accompanist.
In 2014, she started the concert series “Uta-Monogatari”. In these concerts, she performs not only solo music but also chamber music with guest musicians, including collaboration with recitation.
In 2011, Shiori was invited to join the NY style Ballet school in Tokyo, where she worked as a rehearsal pianist for four years.