Graduate of the Osaka College of Music (Voice)
Studies with Jean Stawski, Elly Ameling, Rudolf Jansen, Sarah Walker, Roger Vignoles and others
Alexander Teacher Training certification, 1993
Licensed Andover Educator, 1999
Founder and President of Andover Educators Japan
Author, The Alexander Technique (Shunjusha, 2007)
Hitomi Ono teaches the Alexander Technique in the Soai University, Osaka. She has presented Alexander Technique and Body Mapping classes at universities, festivals and conventions in Japan and abroad, including the Geneva Conservatory and the Verbier Music Festival, Switzerland. She teaches in English, German, French, and of course in Japanese. Since 1992, as Executive Director of Ashiya Musicians Academic Club Corporation (AMAC), Ms.Ono gives musicians the opportunities to study with master teachers like Dido Keuning (Piano), Junzo Hosokawa (Flute), Risako Hayakawa (Harp), and Hiroshi Ikematsu (Contrabass).
Ms.Ono’s Japanese translations and editions include: “What Every Musician Needs to Know about the Body ” by Barbara Conable (Seishin Shobo, 2000); “The Structures and Movement of Breathing” by Barbara Conable (Seishin Shobo., 2004); “What Every Pianist Needs to Know about the Body” by Thomas Mark (Shunjusha, 2006); “Indirect Procedures – A Musician’s Guide to the Alexander Technique” by Pedro de Alcantara (Shunjusha, 2009).