Usa Napawan started her formal piano education at the young age. She ventured into political science for her undergraduate studies and was awarded a degree of in International Relations from Chulalongkorn University. It was not until her postgraduate studies that she decided to return to music and received collegiate level training in piano performance from the College of Music, Mahidol University where she received her Master in Music under the tutelage of Dr. Nopanand Chanorathaikul. Her former piano instructors are Prof. Mag. Margit Heider Dechant, Dr. Suwanna Wangsophon, Dr. Eri Nakagawa and Kannika Issawas. Ever since her graduation, she continued her music education attending masterclasses with Bennett Lerner, Peter Amstuz, Albert Sassman, Mikhail Solovei, Boris Berman, Peter Frankl, Barry Snyder, and Graham Johnson
She had actively participated as a pianist in the masterclasses held in collaboration with Operastudio Vlaanderen since 2008 and was appointed as resident répétiteur in 2011-2015. She works with both professional and amateur singers and was fortunate to study under Hein Boterberg (Operastudio Vlanderen).
Usa is a sought after collaborative pianist who performs regularly with both Thai and international artists, including Apichai Laemthong, Kalaya Phongsathorn, Chaiphat Tripipitsiriwat, Jonathan Glonek, Trevor Wye, Raphael Leone, James Hall, Julien Beaudiment and Marco Antonio Mazzini. Recently, she was invited to 4to Congreso Latinoamericano de Clarinetistas in Lima, Peru to perform with Chaiphat Tripipitsiriwat, Edwin Rodriguez and Sergio Bosi.