Associate Professor
College of Music


D.M.A., Piano Accompanying and Chamber Music, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, 1993
M.M., Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ, 1988
B.A., Music, Kunitachi College of Music, Tokyo, 1977

Regional and Thematic Interests

East Asia
Literature and the Arts


Dr. Mutsumi Moteki is associate professor of vocal coaching at the University of Colorado Boulder. As a collaborative pianist she has appeared in recitals in Austria, Switzerland, Japan, Mexico, Macedonia, Germany and in the U.S.A. As a vocal coach and teacher of vocal accompanying, Dr. Moteki has taught master classes at many universities and colleges in the U.S., Germany, Taiwan, and Japan as well as nine summers at the University of Miami’s Salzburg Summer Program. She co-translated Martin Katz’s book The Complete Collaborator: The Pianist as Partner into Japanese, which was published in 2012. She is co-author and co-editor of the Japanese Art Song Anthology, of which Volume 1 was published by Classical Vocal Reprints in September of 2014. Dr. Moteki received degrees from Kunitachi Music College in Tokyo, Japan, Westminster Choir College, and the University of Michigan. Her teachers include Dalton Baldwin, Glenn Parker, and Martin Katz.

Selected Publications

2016. Co-edited with Kumiko Shimizu. Japanese Art Song Anthology Vol. 2---Co-edited with Dr. Kumiko Shimizu. Classical Vocal Reprints.