Completed the Graduate Course of Composition, Faculty of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts. Prize winner of the Silk Road Competition of Composition for
Orchestra, Japan Symphony Foundation Composition Award, the Original Stage Work Prize Special award (Agency for Cultural Affairs), and Asahi Composition Awards for both of Wind Orchestra and
Chorus. Won the First prize in the 2nd Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra Composition Competition and 21st Akutagawa Award for Music Composition. Studied composition under Masao Homma, Akira
Kitamura, Yoshio Hachimura, Hiroaki Minami, Teizo Matsumura, and Toshiro Mayuzumi. Currently professor of Tokyo Gakugei University, vice-president of The Japan Federation of
Composers Inc. and director of Japan Society for Contemporary Music.