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Chika Kinderman

Instrument: Violin

Education: Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, and Indiana University

Hometown: Yokohama, Japan

Joined the CSO in 1997

Past professional experience: Prior joining CSO, played with North Carolina Symphony

Favorite food: Japanese food. I miss eating fresh fish that I grew up eating which I can’t find it here.

How can the Orchestra make the world a better place? The Orchestra brings joy to our life. Music is a universal language. You don’t need to know the language to enjoy it.