Sachiko Nakajima

Composing your own Music, Math and Life!

TEDxTodai2013
Sunday June 16, 2013
Sachiko Nakajima
Jazz pianist and mathematician

The University of Tokyo, School of Mathematical Sciences, B.S.
Sachiko Nakajima is a composer, a jazz pianist, and a mathematician. She holds the only female Math Olympic gold medalist title in Japan, which she received in high school. Ms. Nakajima discovered a passion for jazz as an undergraduate student and
began her career as a jazz pianist upon graduation. Shortly thereafter, she formed a trio band under her own name, and in 2010, released an album titled “REJOICE”. Based on her personal experiences, she will speak of the importance of acute sensitivity and self-awareness for both music and mathematics.

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