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Yoshifumi TANAKA





Born in Itami, near Osaka in April 30, 1968.
Started studying composition by himself, and studied with Chaya Czernowin in 1994-5.
In 1988 and 1989, his works were selected as a finalist of competition of JSCM (ISCM Japanese section). At Akiyoshidai International Contemporary Music Seminar and Festival, he won "AKIYOSHIDAI International Composition Award" in 1996.
His works are played in various festivals including Arsenale musica(Pisa, Italy), Contemporary music week at the University of  Saskatchewan(Canada), Festival nieuwe MUSIEK (Middelburg, Holland), Darmstadt International Summer Course (Germany), Melbourne Festival (Australia), Gaudeamus Music Week(Amsterdam), ISCM World Music Days 2001(Yokohama), ACL2003(Tokyo), Angelica Festival(Bologna) by various musicians (including Roberto Fabbriciani, Massimiliano Damerini, Michael Bach, Pierre-Stephane Meuge, Klangforum Wien and Johannes Kalitzke, Ensemble MusikFabrik, Klangwerkstatt Weimar, Ensemble Nomad, Norio Sato, Tomoko Mukaiyama, Hiroaki Ooi....). He has been commissioned by Akiyoshidai Festival, Beethoven-Haus Bonn, Takefu International Music Festival, Klangspuren 2002, and various musicians.
Scores are publisched by Ars Publica (Italy) and MotherEarth(Japan).

A List of Past Activities(in preparation)



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