A passionate educator of the next generation of musicians and arts enthusiasts, Tomoko Fujita is the Director of the Stony Brook University Young Artist Program, and director of the Stony Brook University Summer Chamber Music Camp. She is Adjunct Assistant Professor at Hofstra University. She also coaches chamber music at the New York Youth Symphony Chamber Music Program, and teaches cello at the St. Thomas Choir School in New York City. She maintains private teaching studios in New York City and Long Island. During the summer, she teaches cello and chamber music at the Kinhaven Music School Senior Session and Young Artist Seminar in Weston, Vt. Her students have earned invitations to prestigious colleges and conservatories, competitive pre-college and youth orchestra music programs, and summer music festivals.
Tomoko has been invited to give masterclasses at the Crane School of Music at SUNY-Potsdam, the Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University, Cornell, Azusa Pacific, Biola, and Drake Universities, as well as Peabody Preparatory of Johns Hopkins University. With the Bryant Park Quartet, she has presented educational programs to tens of thousands of young people in New York, California, Iowa, Maryland, Ohio, Kentucky, Vermont, and Abu Dhabi.
She has previously been on staff at The Perlman Music Program and the Zephyr International Chamber Music Course and Festival in Courmayer, Italy.