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Chitaka Nishikiori

Chitaka Nishikiori

Orchestra Member

Year Joined
Most memorable performance with the ESO

Haydn Trumpet Concerto & Janáček Sinfonietta

Favorite ESO soloist

Charles Geyer & Barbara Butler, John Sharp, Mathieu Dufour

Why I like playing with the ESO

ESO enables me to keep up my trumpet skills

Favorite composer or piece

Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky, R. Strauss, Mahler, Copland

When I’m not playing with the ESO, I’m…

I work for Tom Crown Mute Co., a manufacturer of mutes for brass instruments. I practice trumpet as much as I can.

Something most people don’t know about me

I run a Japanese video store and Japanese-style hamburger shop in Arlington Heights.

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