Ken Nogami was born and raised in Hamilton, Ontario. He has been a violinist with Symphony Nova Scotia since 2000.
Ken studied at the University of Western Ontario (with Lorend Fenyves) and the New England Conservatory Boston (with Malcolm Lowe, Boston Symphony Concertmaster). He has played with various orchestras in the Boston, Southern Ontario, and Montréal regions. He spent two summers in a String Quartet in Residence for the Shaw Theatre Festival (Niagara-on-the-Lake) and two at the Charlottetown Festival.