Emily Jane Katayama

Harpsicord, Preparatory Piano

College of Arts and Sciences

Professor Katayama teaches in Concordia University Chicago’s Preparatory and Community Piano Program. She also teaches in North Central College’s Piano Academy, and maintains a independent piano studio in Crystal Lake. She also serves on the music staff for Bethany Lutheran Church in Crystal Lake.

An accompanist for the McHenry County College Chorus, Professor Katayama also serves as a harpsichordist for the Antiqua Baroque Concert. She has been a member of Concordia’s faculty since 2010.


  • MM, Harpsichord Performance, University of Michigan; Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • BM, Piano Performance, Wheaton College; Wheaton, Ill.