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Born in Osaka, Japan, in 1965. He graduated from Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music in 1988, and completed the graduate course at Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music in 1990. 
He studied composition with Kan Ishii, Bin Knaneda,Keiki Okasaka.
                     He is actively focused on the compositions of wide range of music styles -- concerto, opera, chamber music, vocal piece, etc. Now, he is currently an Associate Professor at Showa University of Music and a part-time lecturer at Tokyo Polytechnics University.


The main works which won a prize


・Radiation---Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No.2
      It was awarded the First prize in the Concorso Internazionale di Composizione "2 Agosto" Decima                                       
edizione, Bologna 2004(Italia) 

  The premiere: Piano: Andrea Corazziari Conductor: Francesco di Mauro                     Orchestra:"Toscanini"Foundation Symphony Orchestra                                                                                  August 2, 2004 in Bologna at the Piazza Maggiore. It was broadcasted by RAI Radio3 RAI TRE. 

  A repeat performance "Per non dimenticare Piazza Fontana” Piano: Andrea Corazziari                         Conductor:Francesco di Mauro Orchestra: Orchestra Filarmonica di Torino                     December 11, 2004in Millan at Teatro Dal Verme.

・Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No.1
  A prize at The 19th Japan Symphony Foundation composition prize in 1997
  The premiere: Piano: Kazue Nakamura Conductor: Kazumasa Watanabe
  Orchestra: TOKYO Philharmonic Orchestra 
  July 11, 1997 in Tokyo at Nakano Zero Hall. It was broadcasted by NHK FM


・Phase---for Electronic sound
  A prize at the fourth Music Today'91 International composition Contest
  (Artisitic Director: Toru Takemitsu)
  The premiere:Concert for the Final Judgement June 2 , 1991 in Tokyoat Ginza Saison Theatre


・Diana---for Solo Oboe and Orchestra
  The Third Place in the Composition Division of the 57th Japan Music Competition in 1988.
  The premiere:Oboe: Hiroshi Sibayama Conductor: Hikotaro Yazaki
  Orchestra: New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra 
  October 12, 1988in Tokyo at Hibiya public hall It was broadcasted by NHK FM


・Phosphorescence---for Flute and Piano 
  A prize at KOBE International Competition for Flute Composition in 1987
  The premiere:Flute: Shokoku Kin Piano: Ritsuko Tsuchiya
  August 2 , 1987 in Kobe


Other major works


・Little Things for Tenor solo, Choir and Orchestra  
                      Text: Julia A.F.Carney
  Commissioned by Concorso Internazionale di Composizione "2 Agosto" 
  CONCERTO FINALE August 2,2009
  Piazza Maggiore - Bologna (Italia)
  Tenor solo:Gabriele Mangione 
  Cond.:Osman Gioia 
    ORCHESTRA DEL TEATRO COMUNALE DI BOLOGNA
    CORO DEL TEATRO COMUNALE DI BOLOGNA 


・Piano Trio No. 1 (2004) 
      Performed several times in Croatia in April, 2004.

 

・4 Songs for Vocal and Piano -- Poems by Kenji Miyazawa (2001)
  Performed in Japan

 

・Opera based on the Vietnamese Folktale (1998)
  It was premiered in Japan, followed by the world premiere in 1999 in Vietnamand Turkey in a concert.

 

・3 Songs Based on Man'yoshu (1997)
  It based on Man'yoshu (Japanese ancient anthology of poems) were performed in France, Germany.

 

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