Kaoru Tashiro was born in Tokyo, Japan.
‘Innovativeness’ is her vital approach to the performances. Besides her classical recitals in various cities in Europe, she performs also at the festival of contemporary music « Ars Musica » in Brussels and in Paris.
She has made a project « Piano Motion » with a Belgian video artist Kurt D’Haeseleer and it has been performed at the Palais des Beaux Arts (Brussels), Centrale for Contemporary Art (Brussels), Kioi Hall (Tokyo), Central Hall (Osaka) and in Jofukuji temple (Kanagawa), sponsored and supported by the Ministère de la Communauté Française, the Embassy of Belgium in Japan and Flanders Centre for the 150th anniversary of Belgium-Japan friendship.
Kaoru has been the dedicatee of « Empreintes voilées, dépliées » (2019) by Claude Ledoux, the piano Etude No.7 ‘Comme l’harmonie du soir’ by Kenji Sakai (2016) and
She is also active in music for the children and has been performing « Peter and the wolf », « L’Histoire de Babar », « Ma mère l’Oye», « Le Carnaval des Animaux » , «Tanabata »,«Gauche-The Cellist » which she has been invited to perform for The Japan Foundation in Rome, Italy, and The Embassy of Japan in Portugal.
She holds Diplôme Supérieur avec Grande Distinction from the Royal Brussels Conservatory under tutelage by Eugene Moguilevsky, a Bachelor of Music from Mannes College of Music in New York under tutelage by Leon Pommers. She also undertook an advanced training at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow with Olga Zukova.