Koyo

Professional musician with 17 years of experience on violin and viola. From Redmond, Washington, currently residing in Los Angeles. 



Associated Groups

Northwest Sinfonia

Movie soundtracks, video games, commercial sound clips, etc.

  • Red
  • Orphan
  • Drag me to Hell
  • The Incredible Hulk (2008)
  • Full Tilt
  • Left 4 Dead
  • Blizzard Entertainment
  • Valve Corporation

Live Performances

  • Three Tenors
  • Northwest Boy’s Choir
  • 10 Grands concert
  • 2015 DOTA 2 International Championships performance at Key Arena

String Mob

  • 57th Grammys
  • Tyler the Creator recording session
  • Steve Martin recording session
  • Laura Bryna recording session
  • Tyler the Creator on Jimmy Kimmel Live
  • 58th Grammys pre-record for Jack Ü feat. Justin Bieber

Education

Notable Teachers

University of Southern California '16

  • Thornton School of Music
  • BA in violin performance
  • Including three years of engineering classes

 Awards

  • USC Presidential Scholarship
  • USC Thornton Scholarship
  • 1st place at the Performing Arts Festival of the Eastside in 2003, 2004, and 2005
  • 3rd place at the Simon Fiset String Competition in 2008
  • 1st place ensemble at the Washington State Solo and Ensemble Festival 2010
  • 1st place ensemble at the Gresham Music Festival 2010

Solo violin debut with the Seattle Symphony in March 2010, conducted by Alexander Prior.

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