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FACULTY

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Violinist, conductor, educator and scholar, Iman Khosrowpour enjoys a unique and richly diversified career. Iman made his concerto debut with the Pacific Symphony

Violin, Viola

Artistic Director, Conductor

Iman Khosrowpour

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The violinist, educator and composer Mizuki Noda has performed internationally in prestigious venues such as Lincoln Center,  Bargemusic, 

Violin

Mizuki Noda

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Jason Bonham is known as a recitalist, chamber musician, principal violist and educator. Currently, Mr. Bonham is the Principal Violist with both the Las Vegas Philharmonic and the
Pageant of the Masters Orchestra (Laguna Beach, CA). 

Viola

Jason Bonham

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Taiwanese born violist and erhuist (Chinese violin), Wei-Yang Andy Lin, is recognized as one of the most promising and the only active performers who specialized in both western and eastern instruments.  

Viola

Andy Lin

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Born in Budapest, Hungary, Laszlo Mezo gained national recognition as one of the top musicians of his generation when he won First Prize in 

Cello

Laszlo Mezo

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Doug Basye joined the Pacific Symphony in 1994 as Assistant Principal. He also plays in the San
Diego Symphony and teaches at CSU Long Beach.

Double Bass

Doug Basye

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Dr. Hyunjoo Choi came to the United States to study at Michigan State
University with Yong Hi Moon and Dae Uk Lee.  She received the M.M and D.M.A. degrees in Piano 

Piano

Dr. Hyunjoo Choi

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Dr. JinHee Kate Kim is an expert teacher and accomplished violinist known for artistic innovation. At Universities and in her private studio,

Violin

Dr. JinHee Kate Kim

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Ayako Sugaya has been in the first violin section of Pacific Symphony since 1997. She came directly to the orchestra after completing her

Violin

Ayako Sugaya

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Hui-Ling Hsu, violist, began her music study in Taipei when she was five years old. Ms.
Hsu began her music study in Taipei when she was five years old. She was the winner of the

Viola

Hui-Ling Hsu

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Da Yoon Kang started cello at the age of ten under the instruction of Sangwon Cho, head of the Vienna Music Institute, in Irvine. In 2008

Cello

Da Yoon Kang

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Alexander I. Zhiroff, cellist, was born in Russia. He began piano studies at age six and cello at seven years old. Alexander made his debut at age 12

Cello

Alexander Zhiroff

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Matt Hare is well known as a performer and educator. He is on faculty at the University of California at Irvine, Concordia University, and

Double Bass

Matt Hare

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Nathan Lewis was born in Auckland, New Zealand in 1993. Introduced to the violin at the age of 2, his musical aptitude was apparent from an early age. Nathan Lewis was born in 

Staff Collaborative Piano

Nathan Lewis