Yukiko Tsubonou is Professor at Japan Women’s University. Since commencing her study of children’s creative music activity in the 1970s, she has given many types of workshops and concerts, as well as shared creative music with children, teachers, elderly people, and professional musicians. From 1991 to 1997, she worked as the Music Director of the “Dou-gaku” series, in which she held concerts and workshops with musicians and music educators from abroad. In 2001, she worked as the Music Director for “Children’s Future” festival which was a part of “International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM), World Music Days in YOKOHAMA 2001”. From 2005 to 2008, she was the President of the Japanese Music Education Society. From 2005 to 2007, she worked as a member of the Education Committee of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. Now, she is the Director of the Institute of Creative Activity for Children (ICMAC), as well as the editor of the Journal of Creative Activity for Children (JCMAC). In addition, she has written papers/books and translated English books about creative music activity.