CHISA KODAKA, 20, born in Tokyo and raised in Los Angeles, California, is currently a second year undergraduate student at The Juilliard School under the tutelage of Lewis Kaplan. Previously, Ms. Kodaka studied with Aaron Rosand. Ms. Kodaka was a finalist of the Spotlight Awards, and performed at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Sundays Live series, broadcast live on KUSC. Chisa Kodaka has worked with both the Bellflower Symphony and San Fernando Valley Symphony Orchestras. Additionally, Ms. Kodaka participated in the Ed and Mari Edelman Chamber Music Institute and performed with Junior Chamber Music as a member of its honor piano trio. This is her first summer at Music Academy of the West.