Following her move to Europe, her interest in Early Music and the harpsichord grew, leading her to study the instrument and basso continuo seriously. Satoko studied harpsichord and continuo with James Johnstone and fortepiano with Carole Cerasi at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama as a Guildhall Trust Scholar.
She has participated in masterclasses with Kenneth Weiss, Andreas Staier, Richard Egarr, Tom Koopman, Menno van Delft and the Academy of Ancient Music. She was also generously supported by the Leverhulme trust to attend the Baroque Orchestra Course at the Dartington International Summer School. She was a recipient of the Raymond Russell Award for two consecutive years, in 2013 and 2014.
She is a keen chamber musician; her group Ensemble Molière has performed throughout Europe including at the Styriarte Festival in Graz, the MAfestival fringe in Bruges, and the OudeMuziek Festival fringe in Utrecht. Ensemble Molière were selected to be a part of Early Music Live! scheme at the Brighton Early Music Festival 2015-16.
Satoko was awarded the Junior Fellowship in Harpsichord/Continuo at the Royal College of Music for 2015-16, and also selected as a participant of the Handel House Talent Scheme.