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Posted by ayumi on April 21, 2016

The BMI Workshop Smoker

Posted by ayumi on March 3, 2016

Invitation to the BMI Workshop Smoker.


The Drama League, Drama Desk and Tony® Honored BMI/Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop Presents:

The BMI Workshop Smoker

smoker: \ˈsmō-kər\, noun

1.  An informal social gathering.
2. New work by members of the workshop.

Aaron Ricciardi & Daniel Rein
Andy Monroe
Ben Wexler
Charlie O’Leary & Helen Park
Christian Duhamel & Ayumi Okada
Cory Conley & Will Buck
George Merrick & Andy Roninson
Joseph Allred Olson
Kevin Fogarty
Laura Kleinbaum & Willem Oosthuysen
Laurel Haines & J. J. Warshaw
Mary Liz McNamara
Michael Markowski & Yoav Bar
Tracy Sallows


Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 5:00 pm (Run time: 70 minutes)

Produced for BMI by:

Frederick Freyer & Patrick Cook 

Reservations Required, No Admission Charge
RSVP /or call (212) 220-3177



7 World Trade Center,
250 Greenwich St.
NW of the Vesey Street Downtown PATH
Media Room, 30th Floor


Find directions on Google Maps


Here, Where the Land Ends and the Sea Begins

Posted by ayumi on October 1, 2015


Here, Where the Land Ends and the Sea Begins

Works composed by Ayumi Okada

​This debut EP recording of Ayumi Okada's works highlights her compositional artistry, her beautiful melodies and her narrative voice. These contemporary classical works showcase the amazing compositions being written by 21st century composers. Ayumi Okada fuses traditional and modern sounds to create a beautiful and unique compositional voice. Recorded at Holy Trinity Church in Inwood, New York, NY.

Press Release


Ayumi Okada

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Soprano Hirona Amamiya In Recital

Posted by ayumi on September 13, 2015

Soprano Hirona Amamiya In Recital

Friday, September 25th 2015
Doors Open: 6:00PM  Concert: 6:30PM
JAA Hall at 49W 45th St 11th FL

Free Admission (Need Reservation)


O mio babbino caro(Puccini)/ Quando men vo(Puccini) Japanese Songs: Akatonbo/ Chugokuchihou no Komoriuta/ Momiji/ Toryanse/ Nanatsu no ko, A White Bud (Okada), and more

Piano: Yurika Mihara


Posted by ayumi on December 10, 2014

Music For Clarinet & Piano

Sun. December 14, 2014 at 2pm
Tenri Cultural Institute of New York
at 43A W. 13th St. NYC (near Union Square)

Admission Free

It is a concert to showcase the pieces by the winners of
MuSE 3rd Young Composers Competition.
Please come and support young composers (under age 18)!

The performance will be given by wonderful musicians:
clarinetist Lianna Portnoy and pianist Yumi Suehiro.

MuSE 3rd Young Composers Competition Winners:
Alex Rotundo - Antagonism (1st Place)
Brandon Thibodeau - A Collaborative Conversation (2nd Place)
Alex Yang - Haunted House (3rd Place)
Rafael Pinto - Sonata in G (Honorable Mention)
Khoi Le - The Eye of the Hurricane (Honorable Mention)

as well as
Ayumi Okada - A Walk in the Park
Yui Kitamura - The First Snow
Johannes Brahms - Clarinet Sonata No. 1, 1st movement