She holds a masters degree from the Juilliard School in Music Performance – timpani and percussion. She has performed internationally in countries including USA, Germany, Switzerland, and Japan before becoming the Assistant Principal Timpanist / Percussionist with the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra in Kuala Lumpur. During Kiyomi’s time in Malaysia, she gave numerous solo and chamber music performances, conducted masterclasses and workshops and toured internationally with the orchestra.
Now Kiyomi performs and tours frequently in the UK as a freelance percussionist and timpanist and has worked with many orchestras including the Philharmonia, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Orchestra of Opera North, Royal Philharmonic and Bournemouth Symphony, and Royal Opera House Orchestra.
Running Time: 2 hours with a 30 minute interval