Due Decorus features Päivikki Nykter and Cecilia Kim. A native of Finland, Nykter is a graduate of the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. She has held positions in many orchestras including the Helsinki Philharmonic and has appeared as a guest artist in several international music festivals. She maintains her passion for new music, premiering numerous works written for her, and has worked with a number of notable contemporary composers. She was Artist-in-Residence at the UCSD Music Department from 1994 through 2006.
Cecilia Kim is a native of Daegu, Korea, and began performing at a young age. She received bachelor's and master's degrees from Daegu Catholic University, where she later held a faculty position. She has made acclaimed solo appearances with numerous orchestras in South Korea. After coming to United States, she earned a master's degree from San Diego State University and received a faculty appointment at the University of San Diego.