- BM, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
First Year at Xavier University:
Manami White has performed both nationally and internationally with orchestras, chamber ensembles, and in numerous recital settings. An associate member of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra and an extra violinist with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Manami is also concertmaster of Collegium Cincinnati, the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra and associate principal second violinist of the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra. In addition, she is guest concertmaster for other regional orchestras including the Ohio Valley Symphony, and the Richmond Symphony. She has also toured internationally with the American Sinfonietta.
Manami’s solo performances include appearances with the North Florida Symphony Orchestra, MUSE, and the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra. She has won First Prize honors in the Hemphill-Wells Sorantin Young Artist Competition, the Dorothy Starling Competition, and the concerto competition at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.
Also an accomplished chamber musician, Manami has performed in the CCM Faculty and Alumni Chamber Music Series, the Taft Chamber Music Series, the Contemporary Arts Center Chamber Music Series and the Knox Music Series. Manami is Adjunct Professor of Violin and Viola at Xavier University.
Originally from Seattle, Manami received her bachelor’s degree from CCM and continued post-graduate work there. Past teachers have included Dorothy DeLay, Naoko Tanaka, Makoto Kaneshiro, and Katsutoshi Nakamura.