Rico Sasaki is the director of Rico Music Academy. For some time Rico used the spelling “Riko”, but with the launch of rico-music.jp, she decided to change the spelling to “Rico” to match the spelling of the Spanish word meaning “rich”.
|Vocal Music||Sayaka Sudo, L.Bertagnolio, Keiko Nishiyama, Rie Sawada, P.Bartels, E.Haefliger, E.Matisse|
|Flute||Nobuo Nakashima, Mai Suzuki|
|Choir Conducting||Hiroshi Gunji|
|Serotonin Breathing||Takahashi Genboku|
|Yoga||Takahashi Genboku, Midori Nakajima|
Assistant to the conductor, Hiroshi Gunji, for the 15th, 20th, 25th and 30th-anniversary concerts of the Shinjuku Culture Center.
(Examples of Conducting for choirs)
Mahler - ‘Symphony of a Thousand’
Handel - ‘Messiah’
Beethoven - ‘9th Symphony’ ‘Missa solemnis’
Mozart / Fauré / Verdi - ‘Requiem’
Bach - ‘Christmas Oratorio’ ‘B Minor Mass’ ‘St Matthew Passion’ ‘St John Passion’
Dvořák - Stabat Mater
Brahms - A German Requiem
Orff - ‘Carmina Burana’
Also works by a variety of Japanese composers
Toda's Boys and Girls Festival Choir
♪Mixed voice choir ‘La LALA’ (Shinjuku)
♪Nerima’s mixed children's choir ‘Wohl’ (Shakujii)
♪Women’s choir ‘Aprile’ (Toda)
♪‘Utae! Amenbo♪’ (Yotsuya)
♪‘Nakama to Sing’ (Shinjuku)
♪'Recorder Club' (Yotsuya)
♪Guest teacher to local Elementary and Junior High Schools
‘Family Concert’ etc
Planet-Y - Director
Yomikyo Symphonic Live (NTV)
Into the Music (BS Japan)
Tokyu Silvester Concert (TV Tokyo) Scorer
Classical Music Club (BS Premium) Side
♪ Violin Lessons for Parents and Children - released by Victor Entertainment
♪ Bravo! Classic (BS NTV)
Rico Music was introduced as part of the ‘Latest Children's Music’ section.
♪ Arashi ni shiyagare, Music Day (NTV)
Provided vocal guidance to Masaki Aiba, of the music group ‘Arashi’, for his performance as part of the ‘Voice of God' choir.
♪ Rico has also done voice-over for commercials and provided guidance for a large number of concerts.