Eri Nakagawa，日本大阪人，自1995年以来一直在泰国玛希隆大学音乐学院钢琴系任教。在她任职于Mahidol之前，她曾担任美国印第安纳州鲍尔州立大学音乐表演助理教授。她曾受邀担任美国北科罗拉多大学客座钢琴家和教授，林茨布鲁克纳音乐学院，维也纳BösendorferSaal，新加坡Yong Siew Toh音乐学院，希腊科孚音乐节，西澳大利亚表演艺术学院珀斯，法国诺曼底的Moulin d’Andé国际大师班，希腊科孚的Piano Plus音乐节，吉隆坡的UCSI大学，北京中国音乐学院，兰州西北民族大学，南京晓庄大学，杭州音乐学院等。
她毕业于大阪教育大学，并继续在日本的Mukogawa女子大学攻读研究生课程。她在Ball State University完成了钢琴演奏硕士和博士学位。她的主要老师是田中浩司和已故的井上直之，米切尔安德鲁斯和已故的皮亚塞巴斯蒂安尼。
除了定期举办独奏音乐会外，她还与众多乐团合作演出了十多场协奏曲，如Ball State Symphony Orchestra，大阪莫札特乐团，印尼Nusantara交响乐团，布达佩斯室内交响乐团，ThüringenGotha-Suhl Philharmonie，泰国爱乐乐团等。她还喜欢在泰国和国外的杰出音乐家中担任合作钢琴家和伴奏者。
她的许多学生在国内和国际比赛中获得了最高奖项，她以前的学生都获得了著名学校的奖学金，如Yong Siew Toh音乐学院，茱莉亚音乐学院，莫札特大学萨尔茨堡，皇家音乐学院等。她获得了2010年和2017年三位一体的市政厅音乐教学卓越奖，2013年亚洲第十三届萧邦国际钢琴比赛教学奖，2016年Kawai音乐比赛最佳教师奖。
Eri Nakagawa, a native of Osaka, Japan, has been on the piano faculty of College of Music, Mahidol University in Thailand since 1995. Previously to her appointment at Mahidol she was Assistant Professor of Music Performance at Ball State University, Indiana, USA. She has been invited as a guest pianist and professor at the University of Northern Colorado in USA, Bruckner Conservatory in Linz, Bösendorfer Saal in Vienna, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music in Singapore, Corfu Festival in Greece, Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts in Perth, Moulin d’Andé International Masterclasses in Normandy, France, Piano Plus Festival in Corfu, Greece, UCSI University in Kuala Lumpur, Beijing China Conservatory, Northwest Minzu University in Lanzhou, NanJing Xiaozhuang University, Zhejiang Conservatory of Music in Hangzhou, etc.
She graduated from Osaka Kyoiku University and continued with her postgraduate studies at Mukogawa Women’s University in Japan. She completed her Master’s and Doctoral degrees in piano performance at Ball State University. Among her principal teachers were Koji Tanaka and the late Naoyuki Inoue, Mitchell Andrews and the late Pia Sebastiani.
Besides giving solo recitals regularly, she has performed more than ten concertos with numerous orchestras such as the Ball State Symphony Orchestra, Osaka Mozart Ensemble, Nusantara Symphony Orchestra in Indonesia, Budapest Chamber Symphony, Thüringen Gotha-Suhl Philharmonie, Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra, etc. She also enjoys working as a collaborative pianist and accompanist with distinguished musicians in Thailand and abroad.
Many of her students have won top prizes in national and international competitions, and her former studentshave received scholarships in prestigious schools such as Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, Juilliard School, Mozarteum University Salzburg, Royal College of Music, etc. She received the Trinity Guildhall Award for Excellence in Music Teaching in 2010 and 2017, the Teaching Award in the 13th Chopin International Piano Competition in ASIA in 2013, and the Best Teacher Award in the Kawai Music Competition 2016.