Naho Bessho is an accomplished pianist of lyrical and delicate tonality. After graduating from Aichi Prefectual University of Fine Arts and Music, she gave many concerts of piano solos, trios and quintets in Tokyo and Nagoya, Japan. She won the highest award in Japan Classical Music Competition in the Chubu district at the age of 19 years old, and won the the 2nd prize at Yangtze-River-Cup International Competition at Osaka in 2001. She came to the United States in 2002 and commenced her advanced study at Boston University. In 2006, she graduated from Boston University with her Performance Diploma. Since then she has been giving many piano recitals in MA, NH, VA, RI, ME, and MD.