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。



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