A native of Japan, Yuki Isami is a flutist and a multi-instrumentalist with a diploma from the Tôhô Gakuen University of Music in Tokyo, as well as by the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal. Whether as a soloist, chamber-music player or orchestral musician she frequently appears in concert in North America, South America, Japan and Europe. Isami obtained several scholarships for her projects. Since 2009, she has been artistic director on diverse endeavors. Eventually she created Musique japonaise / branches et racines, a melding of traditional Japanese traditional music and western music. This show was presented in 2010, in association with MAI (Montréal, arts interculturels). In 2012, in conjunction with la Nef, Isami, with Suzanne Deserres and Claude Lafortune, created Tsuki, a musical and visual version of a Japanese tale. Isami regularly plays with the plays so regularly with the Orchestre Métropolitain du Grand Montréal, the Montreal Chamber orchestra, the Opéra de Montréal, the Orchestre symphonique de Québec, the Orchestre symphonique de Trois-Rivières, and the Orchestre symphonique de Laval.
Translation: Peggy Niloff [iii-13]