Pianist / Assistant Conductor
Tamami Honma has rehearsed San José Symphonic Choir since 2010. She consistently receives accolades for her work internationally as a performing, recording, and collaborative pianist and has a busy recording schedule. Her energetic and sensitive solo performances have received high praise at Bolshoi Hall (with Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra), at Carnegie Hall, and at Wigmore Hall in London, among many others. A student of Byron Janis, Ms. Honma is firmly rooted in the great Romantic tradition.
Ms. Honma also rehearses West Bay Opera and other large ensembles, is choir director at St. Simon’s Catholic Church, and is artistic director of the Cal Arte Ensemble. Ms. Honma was on the academic staff at the Royal Academy of Music in London for several years before joining the faculty at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.