A native of Tokyo, Japan, Yukiko Iiri has lived in the U.S. for 16 years and is a composer, producer, singer and educator. For the past ten years, her primary focus has been composing soundtracks for film as well as original songs.
She is a graduate of Berklee College of Music, receiving a double major in Film Scoring and Performance and prior to that had earned a degree in Classical Voice from Musashino Academia Musicae in Tokyo.
Iiri has used advanced computer software to create music in a variety of styles ranging from contemporary to orchestral. She has worked in multiple mediums including film, commercials, nonprofit DVD campaigns, multimedia art exhibitions and educational music software.
Under the Lemongrassmusic record label from Germany, her works in the electronica/chill out/ambient genres have received new exposure, being released worldwide in 21 compilation albums, including “Chill out in Paris, Vol. 7“ and “Luxury Dinner France”. A highlight from her soundtrack appeared in the feature documentary film “NAKBA Palestine 1948, “ plus 3 other films.
Most recently, Iiri had performed the vocals at the world premiere of her newest composition at the Japanese Society Concert in Maryland in 2014.
Yukiko Iiri currently resides in Washington D.C.