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Great East Japan Earthquake Reconstruction Support Charity Human Love Concert 2011

Great East Japan Earthquake Reconstruction Support Charity Human Love Concert 2011


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Great East Japan Earthquake Reconstruction Support Charity Human Love Concert 2011

Venue: Youth Cultural Center Concert Hall

Admission free Capacity: 500 people

Sponsor: Panasonic Electric Works Labor Union North Sales Branch

Inquiries: Tel.022-261-2319


Ave Maria: Amzetta's Waltz
Nursery Rhyme Series: Sword Dance
"Give me wings", "Furusato", etc.


Tomoko Omori [Soprano]

Miho Kamiya [Violin]

Mayumi Hama [marimba]
Graduated from Toho Gakuen University Music Department Performance Department Percussion Department Marimba major at the top of the class. After completing the graduate school at the same university, studied abroad at the University of Michigan Percussion Department Graduate School. Studied marimba under Keiko Abe and Michael Udow, percussion under Kyoichi Sano, and drum set under Michael Gould.
1999 World Marimba Competition 2nd place.
Performed with the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, NHK, NHK Educational TV, Japanese Music Exhibition, Yomiuri Newcomer Concert, University of Michigan College Concert, Percussive Arts Society Convention (Florida) Appeared in the opera “The Shattered Mirror”. Also attended the Percussive Arts Society convention (Texas) as an invited performer and panelist at The New Music / Research Day “Time for Marimba”. Invited to perform at the World Marimba Festival (Osaka), held a workshop at the 2004 Performing Arts and Arts Trade Fair in Osaka, and was active as a registered artist in the public hall music revitalization project in 2004 and 2003. While performing overseas in China, Ireland, etc., he also holds salon concerts that are accessible to a wide range of people while giving talks at schools, public facilities, welfare facilities, hospitals, etc.
The CD "Soundscapes" released in the United States in 2000 states, "Mayumi Hama is an extraordinary marimba player. She possesses impeccable technique and sophisticated expressiveness, as well as an extraordinary talent for controlling dynamics and tones. American Record Guide-” “I have heard some wonderful works by marimba artists, but Hama's work tops the list, and her precision and expressive spirituality are equally astounding. -Percussive Notes-” and other magazines have received high praise.
Ken'ichi Nakagawa [piano]
Graduated from Toho Gakuen University, Faculty of Music, majoring in piano. Learn to conduct at the same time. After graduating, he went to Europe and completed the piano course at the Antwerp Conservatory in Belgium with excellent results and a special course. He also learned fortepiano and harpsichord while in school. In 1997, he won the 3rd prize at the Gaudeamus International Contemporary Music Competition in the Netherlands. In addition to performing at music festivals in Belgium, Paris, England, Holland, Canada, Venezuela, Mexico, South Korea, etc., he has also performed in Germany, France, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, Hungary, Holland, America, China, New Caledonia, etc. play. In Japan, he has participated in the Suntory Summer Festival, the Tokyo Summer Music Festival, and the Takefu International Music Festival. At the Takefu International Music Festival, he conducted Klangform Wien, Musikfabrik, Ensemble Recherche, and Alter Ego, and performed with the Arditi Quartet.

After returning to Japan in 1998, he has been active as a soloist, chamber musician, and conductor. There are also many premieres of new works. In addition to appearing at numerous music festivals, NHK-FM such as "Recital of Masterpieces" and "Contemporary Music", he has performed with various orchestras. In addition to working as a pianist and conductor of the contemporary music ensemble "Ensemble Nomad", he has also collaborated with dance and other fields. Consecutive appearances in Mari Natsuki's "Impressionist" series, and also as music director. He collaborated with the late Mitsuko Yorichika, Hiroko Ito, and Aya Hirano on recitations and music. conduct. Olivier Messiaen "20 Gazes on the Child Jesus" (2 hours) Performed all songs in 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2010; Performs all songs and presents modern big songs such as John Cage's "Sonata and Interlude" (1 hour).

As a conductor, he has conducted contemporary operas such as Philip Glass's "Penal Colony", Paul Hindemith's "Coming and Returning", and Michael Nyman's "The Man Who Mistaken His Wife for a Hat" at the Tokyo Chamber Opera. He also performed with the Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra in the opera "Hiroshima no Orpheus" composed by Yasushi Akutagawa. Recently, he conducted the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra with tap dancer Kazunori Kumagai. At the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, under the name of "Doctor Nakagawa", he has performed analyzes of various songs both live and on the web. Analyzes are performed on a variety of subjects.

Since 2002, as a registered artist of the Foundation for Regional Creation, he has held hands-on workshops for children to learn about the mechanism of pianos at public halls throughout Japan, talked about the history of pianos with video and audio, and performed piano performances. Unique workshops and concerts, including collaborations in other fields. "Kagura Opera" (Bungo Ono City, Oita Prefecture), "Abalone Legend" (Shichigahama Town, Miyagi Prefecture), "Ai no Uta" (Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture), and other stage productions with local participation as a conductor and arranger. . Part-time lecturer at Ochanomizu University and Toho Gakuen University. Received the 2001 Miyagi Prefecture Art Encouragement Award for New Artists.