Masami Asahina was born in Gifu Japan. She started her classical piano training at the age of 6 and has continued her love affair with the piano all through her life. Masami obtained a master's degree in piano from Aichi-kyoiku University. She continued on to teach piano at Konan-Juyshi College for 2 years in Aichi-ken Japan. Masami began composing her own original material in 1990. Her inspired performances of her original compositions have been received with high praise and enthusiasm in all parts of Japan including Kobe, Yokohama, Tokyo, and Chiba. In 1998, Masami was invited by the Chinese International Culture Exchange Center to organize some shows with Japanese artists playing in Shanghai and Beijing China. The success of these shows brought her back again in 2000. In March of 2000, Masami composed and performed her original music for a large concert on the newly constructed 'Twin Bridge' for the celebrations of two very beautiful cities in Japan called Inuyama & Kakamigahara. Among Masami's many compositions for this occasion, there was a special song that she composed to honor of the completion of the newly constructed bridge. Masami continued to give concerts internationally including Australia and Hawaii. Masami moved to the United States in 2001 to further her creative and musical aspirations. She was invited to play her first concert in Sedona Arizona at the "Sedona Creative Life Center." In October of 2002 Masami released her original CD called "Heron Flying & Phoenix Rising" for the opening ceremony of the "Japanese Friendship Garden" in Phoenix, Arizona. In 2003 she was asked to play in the famous "Bellagio Hotel and Casino" which she did for two years. In 2008, Masami moved to Los Angeles California where she has been co-writing and performing with the some of top musicians in LA. She is continually composing new material with many different influences including classical and jazz styles. In August 2012, Masami was asked to play synthesizer in Japan with the 73-piece Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra in Tokyo, and the Kansai Philharmonic Orchestra in Osaka. She played to thousands of people in seven concerts at the Tokyo National Forum in Tokyo, and two shows at the Grancube in Osaka with the 'Star Wars In Concert' tour, conducted by Mark Watters, and narrated by Anthony Daniels who played C-3PO in the original Star Wars movies. Most of the 5,000 seat concerts were sold out. In October 2013, Masami completed her newest CD called ' The playful side of me' and performed her new compositions with a captivating CD release party in Kagel Canyon California. One hundred and fifty people attended the intimate concert event, which turned out to be extremely successful.