Biography

Masao Yokoyama

 

1973: Born in Hiroshima, Japan.

1977: Started violin.

1983: Started cello.

1996: Graduated from Waseda University (Information Science), Tokyo.

1998: Graduated a master degree at Waseda University (Information Science), Tokyo.

2001: Instructor of cello, Popular Music school of YAMAHA.

      Bunkyo-Gakki String Instrument Company, Tokyo.

      Started the arrangement and the composition of chamber music in own concerts or live performances.

2009: Received a doctor's degree (engineering) at Toyo University.

2012: Professor at Meisei University, Faculty of Information Science, Tokyo.

Engaging the study of the composition by a computer and mathematics, and acoustic engineering of musical instrument.

 

Works

gRhapsody on a Thema of KUSATSU-BUSHI for String Orchestra and Percussionhi2014j

gSonatina (Clementi, Op.36-3), version for a piano concert style with string orchestrahiarrangement 2014j

gFlirting music for solo celloh (2014)

g3 pieces for String Quartetg (2013)

gChaotic Music for String Quartet, x0=0.25h (Automatically generated by computer program using chaos function, Ensemble Modern & Tokyo Wonder Site Academy, 2013)

gMusic 12f31ff (Music by a chance operation using the circumference ratio, 2013)

gAdagio from Symphony No.10 for String Orchestra (G. Maher)hiarrangement 2013j

gHuge alarm wakes me up ... in the holiday morning! g, Capriccio for orchestra with solo violin and solo cello, (2013)

gRomanze (M.Bruch) for solo viola and string orchestrah (arrangement 2010)

gFurusato" for string orchestra (Japanese traditional song, arrangement 2010)

gTrio for piano, violin and celloh A majori2009j

There are many other arrangements for chamber music (classical, jazz, popular song, etc, over 50).

 

Address / phone / e-mail

2-1-1 Hodokubo Hino, Tokyo, 191-8506 Japan

+81 90 3516 7197

masao.yokoyama@meisei-u.ac.jp