• Singing River So To Speak*

    July 6, 2019 Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Canada Ensemble Evolution; Commissioned work, conducted by Steve Schick; flute, clarinet, bassoon, piano, percussion,  violin, viola, cello.  *based on the poem by Maya Angelou, “On The Pulse of Morning”…

    Listen Ahead traffic signs

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  • Solar Wind

    Joelle Leandre (contrabasse), Rober Dick (flutes) and Miya Masaoka (koto) TRIO… More »

  • Listen Ahead: Ear Hut

    Listen Ahead consists of a series of traffic signs, and the Ear Hut, a small structure that is designed to privilege the ear over the eye… More »

  • Park Ave Armory Artist Studio: UPDATED PROGRAM

    Programmatic Updates to Miya Masaoka’s Armory Performances (including interactive work with plants) The program for Miya Masaoka’s upcoming performances at Park Avenue Armory on Wednesday, March 13, have been updated. In place of The Long Arc of Time Noh opera, the program will now include a number of new works by Masaoka, performed with her… More »

  • JACK Quartet, Premiere: Partial Eclipse

    April 30, 2019, 8:00 PM Gould Memorial Library Rotunda 2155 University Avenue Bronx, NY 10453 Works for String Quartet by Chris Otto, rags for 3 string quartets (2 pre-recorded and 1 live) Miya Masaoka, Partial Eclipse, commissioned by Jack Quartet (Premiere of Final Version) https://www.facebook.com/events/378286372779047/… More »

  • • As a 2019  Park Avenue Armory Studio Artist,  Miya Masaoka work The Long Arc of Time will be presented  March 13, 2019. Inspired by the writings of Octavia Butler and together with her collaborators – Noh actors and musicians from Japan – she creates a work that is deeply felt through the music and… More »

  • • Miya Masaoka is creating a new sound installation for Caramoor Innovations in Sound 2019 near Katonah, New York… More »

  • • In July, 2018, Miya was at Darmstadt for the first time, participating in two panels called, “Architecture,” and another on Diaspora and Sound. She also had a film short screened…. More »

  • • Miya Masaoka at Montalvo Artist Residency:  For three weeks in August, 2018, Miya resided in the beautiful Santa Cruz mountains, at the Montalvo Artist Residency. This was a treasured gift to have focussed time to work, create and share ideas with other residents, including Hans Tammen, Dafna Naftali and others.  … More »