Juliet Yoshida, violin
Juliet Yoshida has been a violinist with the Omaha Symphony since August 2012. Juliet received her BM in violin performance at Vanderbilt University while studying with Dr. Carolyn Huebl, and her MM from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where she studied with Andrew Jennings. While in school, she had the opportunity to work in recording studios in Nashville and study early music and Michigan, and to this day enjoys a wide range of playing styles. She has taken her talent abroad to China with the Vanderbilt Orchestra, and to France playing the viola in the quartet of the Vanderbilt Academie, where she had the chance to learn from members of the Berlin Philharmonic through the Aix en Provence Festival. She has performed during the summer at the Aspen Music Festival in Colorado and the Brevard Music Festival in North Carolina.
In addition to her work the with symphony, Juliet is a frequent chamber musician in the Omaha area, performing in concerts for the Omaha Chamber Music Society, the Vespers series, and the Omaha consort, among others. She is a founding member of the Rangbrook ensemble, a group engaged in bringing free concerts of string-based chamber music to Omaha and beyond, as well as the Kazuko Piano Trio with her husband, cellist Tim Strang, and her step-mother, pianist Teri Heil. When not performing, she is a dedicated teacher, and can be found tutoring aspiring violinists of all ages in her teaching studio.
She currently resides in midtown with her husband Tim and their schnauzer Freddie. When she is not performing or teaching her violin students, she enjoys camping, hiking and planning her next adventure abroad.