Keiko Nakata was born in Japan and began her organ studies with Keiko Utsumi and Hatsumi Miura. Then she became the pupil of Tsuguo Hirono and Rie Hiroe at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music (Tokyo Geidai) where she obtained both her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees. Her master thesis “ A study of Toccata C-dur BWV564 ” which is highly regarded, was published in the Japan Organist 38 in 2011.
She also studied the harpsichord with Naoya Otsuka and Masaaki Suzuki at Tokyo Geidai. Now she is pursuing her studies in Paris, France, as the pupil of Christophe Mantoux at the regional Conservatoire of Paris. She serves as organist of the protestant church of Montrouge in Paris, and also of the protestant church of Yukinoshita in Kamakura, Japan.