Violinist, Kiyoshi Hayashi has performed as a soloist across the mid-west, playing with orchestras such as the West Suburban Symphony and Elmhurst Symphony orchestras. He has performed in masterclasses for many high-profile teachers including Pamela Frank, Joseph Silverstein, and Miriam Fried. Aside from solo performances, he has had considerable experience as an orchestral player and has worked with distinguished conductors including Valery Gergiev, Hugh Wolf, and Timothy Muffit.
Kiyoshi began playing violin at the age of seven. Private teachers include Nicholas Kitchen, Almita and Roland Vamos, and Thomas Wermuth. He currently studies violin performance at the New England Conservatory of Music where he will complete his BM in May 2016. He is interested in developing unique curriculums and methods of teaching that make learning music accessible to anybody and creates a tight-knit community and support amongst young people.
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