Noriko Ushioda is an accompanist at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna and at international master classes and competitions and for many years accompanist for master classes at the Allegro Vivo summer academy.
Concerts as a soloist and chamber musician in Europe and Japan. Prizewinner at the Dr. Dichler Competition, Boesendorfer Competition and Allegro Vivo. Received an award at the Maria Canals International Piano Competition (Barcelona), finalist at the Seiler Int. Competition in Germany.
Studied at the Toho-Gakuen University of Music in Tokyo under Y. Kitamura, Y. Meguri und K. Fujii. Further studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna with W. Watzinger, M. Fernandes, J. Meissl.