Keiko Ueda, Mezzo-soprano, was born in Niigata, Japan. She studied vocal performance at Senzoku College of Music, Fujiwara Opera young artist program and Brooklyn College where she completed her Master's degree. She made her professional debut as Barbarina in Le nozze di Figaro for Fujiwara Opera at The Imperial Hotel, in Tokyo. She made her Carnegie Hall debut as The Woman in Loving Is by Mike McFerron and Vivvy in Polka by Patric Soluri in productions of RTB Opera Shorts. She also performed Maddalena in Rigoletto and La Principessa in Suor Angelica in productions of Il Coro Lirico La Spezia in Italy. In the United States, she performed various roles in operas and concerts in productions of Nevada Opera, Gateway Classical Music Society, Satori Opera and Opera Park Slope. Recently she performed as a soloist in Metro Chamber Orchestra's production of Bach's St. John Passion.