Born in 1971 in Tokyo, Japan. University studies in Music for Concert Piano in Tokyo. Master’s thesis in the subject of music education at the Orff Institute of the Mozarteum Salzburg for the degree in Music and Dance Pedagogy with a focus on percussion. Yoko has been an active participant in numerous Toihaus productions since 2005 and is one of the musical pillars of the house. She plays a variety of other instruments in addition to her two main instruments.