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Denise Fujikawa

Denise Fujikawa

A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Denise Fujikawa is an active chamber musician, soloist and teacher. She has been a member of the Portland Opera Orchestra since 1998. Ms. Fujikawa is on faculty at Portland State University in Oregon, where she was recently awarded a professional development grant. She has been lauded by The Oregonian for her “lovely harp playing”.

Ms. Fujikawa was a student of Anne Adams, Principal Harp of the San Francisco Symphony and studied at the Eastman School of Music with the renowned Eileen Malone. In great demand as a judge and adjudicator, Ms Fujikawa is president of the Oregon Chapter of the American String Teachers Association as well as past president of the Portland chapter of the American Harp Society. She is director of the Portland Harp Ensemble and has many award-winning students.