Kimiyo Takeya, violinist, has been a member of Pacific Symphony since 1985. She is a graduate of the Toho School of Music in Tokyo and the Guildhall School of Music in London. As a soloist and chamber musician, she has performed with the Los Angeles Mozart Orchestra, the Pacific Chamber Players, the London Mozart Players, and the English Sinfonia. Takeya is an active studio musician having performed on numerous film scores, television shows, albums, and commercials. Currently, she's on the faculty of CSULB Department of Music Takeya is married to bassist Paul Zibits, and has a son named Zachary, age 11.