Eiji Suzuki (b. Tokyo, 1965) attended Tokyo University of Fine Arts and Music, completing graduate composition in 1991. Additional studies were with Michio Mamiya and Masao Endo.
Special recognitions have included the Ataka Prize (1987) and the 2001 Nihon Wind Band Academy Award for composition. Suzuki’s commissioning clients include Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra and various recording companies as well as amateur ensembles. His musical style, highly reflective of contemporary needs and tastes, is well represented in the contest and concert repertoire of Japan, America and Europe.
Works for Winds
- Cantique de Jean Racine (as arranger) (1865/2000)
- Carmen Fantasy (as arranger) (1875/2001)
- Chingis Khan (2007)
- Die Fledermaus (as arranger)
- Fete of Light for Wind Ensemble, The
- Ho-O Jin-ai cho-fu (2004)
- Huntingtower (arr Suzuki) (as arranger)
- Merry Widow, The (as arranger)
- Prayer of a Distant Island (2011)
- Song and Legend (2014)
- Soaring Freedom Bell, The
- Viva Massima