Nari Matsuura is a partner and co-leader of Citrin Cooperman’s Music Economics and Valuation Services
Practice. She has extensive experience in the valuation of music assets and supports most of the
institutional funds transacting in this market. In 2021 alone, she led over 300 music asset valuations
valued at over $6.5 billion.
Nari performs full-scale valuations of music publishing and recorded music assets on behalf of buyers,
sellers, and lenders. Her valuation clients include major music funds, music publishers, record
companies, private equity firms, banks, business managers, estates, as well as the creators themselves.
Previously, Nari was a partner at Massarsky Consulting, which joined Citrin Cooperman in 2022. Prior to
joining Massarsky in 2001, Nari was a concert pianist and recording artist, widely recognized for her
performances in major venues throughout North America and Asia.
Nari has been quoted in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Billboard, Financial Times, AFP,
and Bloomberg Businessweek. She is a board member of the Argento Chamber Ensemble and an artistic
advisor of the BMI Foundation.
She earned her M.B.A. from Cornell University, and Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the