Masterclass - William Coleman & Naoko Shimizu

William Coleman has made many appearances as a chamber musician and soloist, and as the violist of the acclaimed Berlin-based Kuss Quartet. His concert schedule has included concerts at the Salzburg and Edinburgh Festivals, as well as at the Berlin Philharmonie, Vienna Konzerthaus, Wigmore Hall, Theatre du Chatelet Paris, Washington Library of Congress and Carnegie Hall.

Naoko Shimizu played the violin before she decided to switch to the viola in 1992, studying with Nobuo Okada at the Toho Gauken College of Music. In addition to her orchestral activities, she also gives recitals in Italy, Japan and the USA and appears as a soloist with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Budapest Strings and other orchestras in Europe and Japan.

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