PROF.KO MATSUSHITA

松下耕教授

A composer and conductor born and raised in Tokyo, 1962, Prof. Matsushita is currently the conductor and artistic director of 13 choirs, which are often invited to perform in Japan, Europe,America, Canada, and Asia. They have also achieved excellent showings in the choral circuit and won awards in international competitions.

A prolific composer and arranger, Matsushita’s works are performed around the world. His compositions vary widely, ranging from works based on traditional Japanese music, Masses, motets, to etudes for choirs.

Besides conducting and composing, he is also an active workshop clinician and lecturer both within and outside Japan. He has been adjudicating at many international choral competitions and composition competitions around the world. In 2005, he was awarded the “Robert Edler Prize for Choral Music” in recognition of his outstanding achievements worldwide in conducting,

composing, performance, and education within the field of choral music.

1962 年出生於東京,松下耕教授是日本現代相當活躍的作曲家及合唱指揮。他以首席成績畢業於日本國立大學作曲學科,並赴歐洲進修,包括在匈牙利柯大宜研究所修習完成合唱指揮碩士課程。

松下耕教授作為一名多產的作曲家及編曲家,他的作品亦在世界各地經常被演出。除此之外,他的作品風格更是千變萬化,從日本傳統音樂、彌撒曲、經文曲到為合唱團專設的練習曲,涉獵甚廣。

松下耕教授現擔任日本多個著名合唱團的音樂總監及常任指揮。各團表現亮眼,經常受邀至歐美、亞洲等國舉辦的音樂會或參與音樂祭演出,亦多次在國際大賽中獲得傑出表現。

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