Kiyoshi Hayashi, violin
Violinist Kiyoshi Hayashi has performed in many notable concert halls around the world including Symphony Center in Chicago, Symphony Hall and Jordan Hall in Boston, the Kennedy Center, and Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Japan. He has performed with many notable ensembles
around the New England area including Palaver Strings, the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, Cape Cod Chamber Orchestra, Juventas New Music Ensemble, Phoenix Orchestra, and A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra.
As a soloist, he has won prizes in various competitions around the US including the Midwest Young Artists Walgreens National Concerto Competition, the Stanger Young Artists Audition, and The Peter E. Tannenwald Concerto Competition.
In 2016, Kiyoshi received his B.M. in Violin Performance from the New England Conservatory of
Music with “academic honors,” where he studied under the instruction of Nicholas Kitchen.
Other primary teachers include Thomas Wermuth, and Almita Vamos. Additionally, Kiyoshi has
attended various music festivals around the world including the Pacific Music Festival, the
Chautauqua Music Festival, and the Bowdoin International Music Festival.
Kiyoshi is very passionate about using music as a means to bring individuals and communities together, to heal and positively uplift people’s lives, and to inspire others to follow their passions. Aside from music, Kiyoshi is very passionate about health and wellness. He is a certified personal trainer and integrative nutrition health coach and is the founder of his personal health
and life coaching business, Train From Within.