Keita Ogawa

percussion

A native of Nagasaki, Japan, Keita is a much sought-after percussionist. He has performed with Yo-Yo Ma, Osvaldo Golijov, Alisa Weilerstein, Dominick Farinacci, Cyro Baptista, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the London Symphony Orchestra, and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. At the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Keita studied with Egui Castrillo, Jamey Haddad, Tito De Gracia, David Rosado, and Mark Walker. In Rio de Janeiro his teachers included Jorginho do Pandeiro, Celsinho Silva, Kiko Freitas, and Marcio Bahia.