• : Thanks to a generous donor, Yoko gets to perform on a beautiful set of Adams Philharmonic Classic model timpani, made in Holland, and purchased in 2016.
  • Hometown: Tokyo, Japan
  • Year Joined: 1990
  • Education: Bob McCormick at University of South Florida; Shigeru Maeda in Japan
  • Passions and Interests: In her spare time, Yoko enjoys reading, cooking, and playing with flowers.
  • Career Highlights: Yoko performs with many area ensembles and orchestras. She also participates in an annual recording project with Carl Fischer Publisher.
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Yoko Kita


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All of the Orchestra’s facilities are accessible to persons using wheelchairs.

Assistive listening devices are available for all Orchestra performances.

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