Takumi TaguchiViolin (2013 DTMA Recipient)
Takumi Taguchi joined the violin section of the Boston Symphony Orchestra at the start of the 2022-2023 season. He is a recent graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied with Shmuel Ashkenasi, Midori, and Aaron Rosand. His prior teachers include Simon James, Hiro David, and Mihoko Hirata.
Taguchi served as co-concertmaster of the Curtis Symphony Orchestra in the 2021-22 season and appeared with the Princeton Symphony and Symphony in C. He has also performed as soloist with numerous orchestras in his hometown of Seattle, including the Seattle Symphony. A passionate chamber musician, he has collaborated with members of the Dover and Calidore quartets in performance and received extensive coaching from members of the Guarneri, Vermeer, Tokyo, Takacs, Orion, and Borromeo quartets. He joined Curtis on Tour in July 2022, performing in New England with Roberto Díaz and David Shifrin.is a violinist at the Boston Symphony Orchestra.