Born in Tokyo. Graduated from the Musicology Course and the Composition Course, Kunitachi College of Music.
Received the 3rd JSCM Award for Composers. Awarded the 3rd Prize in the 56th Music Competition of Japan, the 2nd Prize in Budapest Spring Festival International Composers’ Competition and the
3rd prize in the 3rd Music Today Composition Contest. Received an honorable mention in the 11th Composition Award sponsored by the Japan Symphony Foundation. Member of Japan Society for
Contemporary Music, the Japan Federation of Composers, Modern Japanese Song Society and the Hogaku Composers Alliance 2010.
Working in various genres ranged from music for children to contemporary
music.Currently enthusiastic about composing songs with Japanese traditional instruments. sawako-tamaru.com