Etsuko KimuraViolin - On Sabbatical 2017
On Sabbatical 2017
Etsuko Kimura is currently Assistant Concertmaster with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. One of the exciting performers of her generation, she catapulted to the international stage as a prizewinner of the 24th Joseph Szigeti International Violin Competition. Born and raised in Japan, she studied violin performance with Tomotada Soh at the Osaka College of Music, and later with Lorand Fenyves in Canada. Etsuko has been a featured soloist with orchestras internationally, and has lead a number of premier ensembles in the past including the Kobe City Chamber Orchestra in Japan, and Sinfonia Toronto. Her performances can be heard frequently on the radio. Etsuko currently teaches at the Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto.