2011 Yongsan Art Hall (Seoul) 19:30
contemporary brass musics composed by korean and japanese composers
Organizer : ISCM
Tokuhide Niimi / "Where are the Gods?" for Brass
Goki Hosaokibara / I want to be for solo + Crossing for Brass
Quartet(for Brass Quintet)
Komei Itoh / "Hikari nodokeki" for Brass Quintet
Hiroyuki Yamamoto / "BET" for Brass Quintet (commissioned
by Brass Extreme Tokyo)
Won Suk Choi / with wearing a fedora hat
Soonmee Kahng / Music for Brass Quintet
Mina Kim / Sori, Gyul / die Welle for Extream Brass Quintet
Jae Seung / Winter, At Silent Night
Won Suk Choi (composer)
Brass Extreme Tokyo
Kiyonori Sokabe (tp)
Kousei Murata (trb)
received D.M.A and M.M in music composition from Michigan State
University (united States), and a B.M in composition from Kook
Min University (Seoul, Korea). His music has been mainly performed
in United States and Korea. He has received the award from Contemporary
Music Societyfs Music Composition Competition (Seoul, Korea),
and Selected as a composer for the New Composers from the collaboration
of Michigan State University and Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
His recent works have been focused on the linear movements of
sound, and the timbral diversity of the flowing sound.
Soonmee Kahng (composer)
College of Music,the Sungshin Women's University at Seoul, Korea.
Soonmee Kahng received her BM at the Ewha Women's University,
MM at the Manhatta n School of Music, and PhD at the Michigan
State University in the U.S.A. She composed Arirang Fantasy
for Violin solo, Petite Suite for Cello Solo,one ofthe required
pieces for the 2004-2006 Sejong International Music Competition.
She also composed Music for Brass Quintet for the New York Brass
Quintet. Her solo instrumentalmusic along with lots of chamber
and orchestral works have been performed successively in numerous
composer Kim, Mina is born in Seoul in the Republic of Korea(1971),
studied composition at Kyung-Won University (Bachelor of music)
in south Korea, at University of music and theatre "Felix
Mendelssohn Bartholdy" in Leipzig in Germany by Prof. Dimitri
Terzakis(Diplom/KE;Konzertexamen) and studied electro acoustic
music at by Prof. Eckard Roedger Since 2004 lives in Korea and
works as a part-time lecturer for composition and music theory
at Universities and have many activities as composer.
Jae Seung (composer)
Jae Seung was Born in Anyang-city, Republic of Korea.
Jae Seung have majoring in composition at Kyungwon University.
Tokuhide NiiMi (composer) photo by A.KONDO
1947 Born in Nagoya, Japan
1975 Graduated from the Composition Class of the Tokyo National
University of Fine Arts and Music. 1977 Grand Prix of
Composition at the 8th International Competition of Ballet Music,
Geneva, and the Citizen's Award of Geneva. 1978 Completion of
the post graduate course at the Tokyo National University of
Fine Arts and Music. 1982 Special Prize and Incentive Prize
for Creative Stage Art at the Fine Arts Festival. 1983 Member
of the jury of the International Competition of Ballet Music
in Geneva together with G.Petrassi, etc. 1984 Prize for Excellence
at the Fine Arts Festival. Accepted at IMC. 2000 Awarded the
18th NAKAJIMA Kenzo Prize. 2003 Awarded BEKKU Prize. 2004 Grand
Prix of the Phonogram Section in the Fine Arts Festival for
the CD < Fujin – Raijin > on the Camerata label.
2006 Awarded Sagawa Yoshio Music Prize for symphonic opera “White
Bird”. 2007 Awarded the 55th Otaka Prize for Sinfonia
concertante “Elan Vital” .
Remarkably, his orchestral works have been domestically performed
by the NHK Symphony Orchestra and others, and in oversea countries
they also have been performed by some of the leading orchestras,
such as the Suisse Romande, Netherlands Radio, BBC Scottish,
Radio France, Berlin, Nurnberg, etc. In particular, he is one
of the most popular composers in the world of choral music,
and his pieces have been constantly performing all over the
country. He is at present a professor at the graduate school
of Toho Gakuen, a guest Professor at the Tokyo College of Music.
Goki Hosokibara (composer)
born in Tokyo, Japan 1990. Studied composition under Sunao Isaji,
trombone under Kosei Murata and Hiroshi Ishikawa. Awarded the
1st prize of The 5th Hirosaki Cherry-garden Composition Competition.
Currently underway of pedagogical study at Waseda university.
Composer's group "Shining" and "Square Notes"
Komei Itoh (composer)
in 1961, in Tokyo. Graduated Tamagawa University. Studied composition
under Prof. Yoshiyuki Doi. Won the 1st prize and the special
prize at the musical composition contest of National Theatre.
Awarded Original Stage Work Prize at Agency for Cultural Affairs.
Awarded the 2nd prize at Nagoya Prize. Nominated for the finals
of the competition for new composers held by ISCM Japanese section
and some of other competitions. Selected for some festival such
as WMD(2001 in Yokohama), Contemporary Music Festival in East
Asia(2010 in Hiroshima) , Saxophone Festival 2009 etc. Acting
chiefly in the field of the contemporary music, occasionally
composing tonality pieces for community bands. Member of ISCM
Hiroyuki Yamamoto (composer)
Born in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan, on 7 March, 1967, and mainly
brought up in Zushi City of Kanagawa Prefecture, Hiroyuki Yamamoto
studied composition with Akira Kitamura, Jo Kondo and Isao Matsushita,
and took both the bachelor (1990) and master (1992)degree in
composition at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music.
Yamamoto's prize-winning pieces include 'Closed Figure' (the
3rd Prize at The 58th Japan Music Competition, 1989), 'Forma'
(JSCM Composition Award, 1996), 'Canticum Tremulum I' (the 3rd
Prize, BMW Kompositionpreis der Musica Viva, 1998), 'Canticum
Tremulum II' (both the 1st prize, Toru Takemitsu Composition
Award 2002 and the prize of The 13th Composition of Akutagawa
Award for Music Composition). He was also awarded 'The 51st
Kanagawa Culture Award - Outstanding Youth Award' for his outstanding
achievements as composer, and his works have also been selected
for performances at various music festivals, such as 'Forum
91' (Canada, 1991), 'Gaudeamus Music Week '94' (Holland, 1994),
ISCM World Music Days (Luxembourg, 2000, and also, Yokohama,
Japan, 2001). Yamamoto has so far composed about 60 pieces,
for orchestra, chamber ensemble, various solo instruments, and
some electronic music as well, and they have been performed
by Le Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, Ensemble Contemporain de MontreŽal,
Trio Fibonacci(these three ensembles are based in MontreŽal),
Nieuw Ensemble (Amsterdam), Okeanos Ensemble (Manchester), Symphonieorchester
des Bayerischen Rundfunks (Munich), Orchestre Philharmonique
du Luxembourg (Luxembourg), Cairo Symphony Orchestra (Cairo),
The Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, Ensemble Musica Practica,
Quartet Excelsior, Ensemble Contemporary a (these four based
in Tokyo), and other performers and performing groups, with
some broadcast by radio, around the world. In 1990, Yamamoto
took part in the establishment of 'TEMPUS NOVUM,' with Haruyuki
Suzuki, Yoshifumi Tanaka, Hiroshi Yokoshima, and some other
composers, and since then, he has been an active member of the
organization, which has held a lot of concerts with premiere
pieces, many of them highly acclaimed. Along with composition
for a lot of performers and ensembles, Yamamoto directed ENSEMBLE
d'AME (Tokyo) for four years from 1997, and organized many concerts
and events. He had a 'private exhibition' concert, consisting
of his pieces only, in 2000, and since 2002, he has been producing
concerts of'claviarea', where he organizes concerts with the
pianist Kazue Nakamura. Hiroyuki Yamamoto joined the Faculty
of Education at Iwate University from April, 2003, then moved
to the Faculty of Composition at Aichi Prefectural University
of Fine Arts and Music from April, 2009. Now he lives in Nagoya
City of Aichi Prefecture, Japan. http://japanesecomposers.info