Naoki Yasuda

Naoki Yasuda grew up in Kyoto, Japan and started playing percussion at age 12. He joined the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra in 2014 and currently serves as co-principal timpanist. He has also played the piano, tuba, koto, and harp as a hobby. For fun, he plays percussion in worship services on Sundays.

Naoki loves cats, Finnish sauna, and nature.