Grace Kawamura is a freelance violinist and educator of the Metro-Atlanta area. Prior to her studies with Andrew Jennings at the University of Michigan’s masters program, she completed her undergraduate studies under the tutelage of Helen Kim at Kennesaw State University.
As a soloist, Grace has appeared with the Georgia Symphony Orchestra and performed for organizations in the Metro-Atlanta area such as the Atlanta Steinway Society, Encore Atlanta, and the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce. An avid chamber musician, Grace has received coachings from ensembles such as the Juilliard String Quartet, St. Lawrence Quartet, eighth blackbird, Pacifica String Quartet, Ying Quartet, and Vega String Quartet, and was a previous member of the Fred Fox School of Music Graduate String Quartet at the University of Arizona.
Also a strong advocate for new music, she has premiered and performed many works of composers from the Metro-Detroit and Atlanta areas. She has held teaching positions for Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra’s chamber ensemble program and various high school orchestra programs, and was an instructor at Expressions Music Academy in Novi, MI. Grace is currently on faculty at the Conservatory of Music at the Lovett School in Atlanta, Georgia.
CityMusic Cleveland is a professional chamber orchestra that performs free concerts throughout Northeast Ohio,often accompanied by exhibits of local artwork.
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Posted Oct 21, 2019 Cellist-conductor Amit Peled has begun his tenure as music director of CityMusic Cleveland. He conducted the group in a series of performances last week. By Mark Satola | Special to The Plain Dealer CLEVELAND, Ohio — In Amit Peled, CityMusic Cleveland has doubled its investment. Not only has it […]
With generous support from the Cleveland Foundation, CityMusic Cleveland has embarked on a mission to enhance our digital footprint to more fully engage with our local communities, especially younger audiences. Our social media consultant has documented the strategy so far as a resource for other non-profits who may struggle to find the resources to devote to digital media. (link to social media resource page)