Associate Principal 1st Violin

Tomomi Brennan

Meet Tomomi

Tomomi Kondo Brennan is an active performer in solo, chamber music, and orchestral settings. Prior to moving to Australia where she is Associate Principal Violin in Orchestra Victoria, Tomomi was a member of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (Canada) and the Hyogo Performing Arts Center Orchestra (Japan). She has also performed with numerous other leading ensembles around the world, including the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Osaka Symphony Orchestra, Kyoto Symphony Orchestra, and Kyoto Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra.

As a soloist and chamber musician, she has performed in Australia, Japan, the United States, Canada, the Philippines, and Poland. Under the auspices of Osaka AIS, Tomomi has toured the Kansai region of Japan appearing in solo recitals and chamber music series. 

Tomomi's formal music studies were in her native Japan with Ryoko Tanabae and Régis Pasquier. She also studied extensively with Gérard Poulet at the Académie de musique française de Kyoto, Daniel Gaede at the Kirishima International Music Festival, and at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music.