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Faculty & StaffDirectory of the EWU Music Department Faculty and Staff
119 Music Building
Cheney, WA 99004
Tomoko Kimura, PianoInstructor of PianoMusic Building #225Phone: (509)359-2225Fax: (509)359-7028
Tomoko Kimura has been teaching Group Piano Class at Eastern Washington University since 2005. It was at Eastern that she received her Master's degree in Piano Performance in 2006, studying under Dr. Jody Graves, Ms. Kendall Feeney, and Margaret Brink. She received her Bachelor's degree in Music Education from the Kunitachi School of Music in 1996, where she studied under Fumiko Yoshida and Yukiko Takeyama. In her high school in Kunitachi, she majored in clarinet and was the principal clarinetist.
Since coming to Spokane to study, Tomoko has accompanied dozens of instrumentalists and vocalists, from undergraduate students to world-class performers. She has earned several awards including the James Edmonds Collaborative Pianist Award.
Tomoko was the music director for the Spokane Children's Theatre winter 2007 production of The Velveteen Rabbit as well as for the spring 2007 production of Cinderella. In addition to teaching at EWU, she also teaches private lessons to both children and adults and is in high demand as a professional accompanist.