Yuko Vinden studied music in Sapporo, Japan and then went to Hungary for further study at the Kodály Institute. She came to the UK in 1984, and with her husband David, set up the Kodály Centre of London to promote music education based on Kodály’s philosophy. She has taught with the British Kodály Academy. Yuko has worked as a musicianship teacher at Trinity College of Music. Currently she is teaching piano at a prep school in Northwood and accompanies various Suzuki groups in London.