DuoKaze is a two-part musical duet consisting of piano and flute. The word 'Kaze' means 'wind/breeze' in Japanese.
Nami and Miguel performed together with the Texas A&M University Women’s Chorus in December 2015. Since then they have been performing and lecturing throughout Texas.
Nami Kimura, flute
Nami Kimura was born in Kyoto, Japan. She received her Bachelor of Music from the Kyoto City University of Arts.
She also studied with Trevor Wye at
“The Studio” in England for two years. Currently a resident of College Station, Texas, she is a member of the Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra, nemeaWinds and Brazos Breeze Flute Choir.
She holds a week long flute camp, “inTune” every summer, which first began in 2017.
Miguel Sousa, piano
Miguel Sousa grew up in Setubal, Portugal. He completed a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance at Evora University. He received a Masters degree in Piano Performance from Central Michigan University.
Miguel currently serves as the accompanist for Texas A&M’s Century Singers and Women’s Chorus. He also collaborates with Brazos Valley Chorale,
and is the music director at St. Francis