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Toshinari Iijima

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Toshinari Iijima


Toshinari Iijima (b. 1960, Tokyo) is a Japanese composer, conductor and music educator.

Iijima completed postgraduate work at Kunitachi College of Music, studying composition with Yuzuru Shimaoka, Toshimitsu Tanaka, and Michio Mamiya.

He has composed and arranged many works for orchestra, winds, chamber music, and traditional Japanese ensembles. He is also works in close collaboration to produce music for pantomime and visual arts. He was a full-time lecturer at Tokyo Conservatoire Shobi, and is now a member of the Composers group "Aoi" as well as an executive of "Prosperous Future for Band into the 21st Century KYO-EN". He has been the music supervisor and regular conductor of Hachinohe Wind Ensemble since October of 2003.

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