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Masanori Taruya

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Masanori Taruya


Masanori Taruya (b. 1978, Choushi City, Chiba Prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese composer.

Taruya is a graduate of the Musashino Academic Musicae, where he studies composition under Hiroshi Sato and Yoshiki Miyamoto. Since gradating, he has worked as a wind band conductor and freelance composer. He is a lecturer and conductor at the Choushi City High School. He has written over twenty works for band/wind ensemble, frequently derived from historical events.

Works for Winds


  • Keck, Thomas. "Archangel Raphael Who Leaves a House of Tobias." In Teaching Music through Performance in Band. Volume 10, Compiled and edited by Richard Miles, 699-705. Chicago: GIA Publications, 2015.
  • Masanori Taruya, Wikipedia Accessed 19 June 2018