Satoka Abo, 23, is a violinist from Moscow, Idaho. She completed her undergraduate studies with Ivan Zenaty and Ilya Kaler at the Cleveland Institute of Music, and received her master’s degree under the tutelage of Syoko Aki and Soovin Kim at the Yale School of Music. Currently, she is studying at McGill with Jinjoo Cho. Satoka has attended Heifetz Institute, Kneisel Hall, the New York String Orchestra Seminar, among others. As a chamber musician, she has been coached by Joel Krosnick, Natasha Brofsky, Dmitry Kouzov, and members of the Cavani and Brentano Quartets. In 2019, Satoka earned Honorable Mention in the CIM Concerto Competition and performed with the CIM Orchestra in the spring of 2020. The previous summer, she performed in many concerts as part of the Verbier Festival Orchestra and Thy Chamber Music Festival.