St. John’s Newfoundland native Eiko Ishiwata is known for her memorable melodic work in the spirit of JRPG instrumental/orchestral games. Her music has been compared to Uematsu (Final Fantasy series) and Shimomura’s (Final Fantasy series). While grateful for the comparisons to these great masters, she has achieved a reputation for her innovative and unique aura. Carrying on this music design tradition; seeking new directions without abandoning the spell binding quality that made her fall in love with it in the first place.
At the tender age of 7 her mother Miki gave her an exceptional gift… her first soundtrack – Kaze no Tani no Nausicaa – Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind. Hisaishi (the studio Ghibli based composer)……….