Mari Kotskyy is a New York-based award-winning composer, arranger and pianist, originally from Hokkaido, Japan. Her works have been performed throughout Asia, North America, and Europe.
Mari’s piano work “Snowfall” received a prize from the international composition competition “The contemporary piano 2019,” in Athens, Greece. Her another piano work “Migrating Birds” was selected by RMN classical in London, UK. The work was included in a piano album “Modern Music for Piano 2” which was released in 2019. Also, her piano album “Rest” was released in 2018.
Mari started taking piano lessons at the age of four and composition classes at the age of six at Yamaha School of Music in Japan.
In 2008 Mari moved to New York and studied composition at The Juilliard School Evening Division under the guidance of Conrad Cummings. She continues to study at Berklee Online with a major in Music Composition for Film, TV, and Games.