Hidetoshi Takumi (b. Hokkaido, Japan) is a Japanese arranger, composer, teacher, and orchestrator.
Takumi graduated from Musashino Academy Music with a bachelor’s degree in euphonium performance. Since a student, he has been involved in producing music for theatre, ballets, movies, and other events. He is an arranger, composer, teacher of desk top music (DTM), and orchestrator. He is the conductor and composer of Caissé Resonate, a chamber orchestra group.
Currently, he is focusing on ‘Film Concert’, a joint event of live music with plays or movies. Takumi’s repertoire is wide ranging, including soundtracks, orchestra and band music, as well as operetta for children.
As an educator, he teaches music ensembles in kindergarden, and writes a music column for magazines about DTM or MacIntosh. His newest book is Practical Orchestration by DTM.
Works for Winds
- Seven Planets and Invisibility (Flex instrumentation)
All Wind Works
- "Hidetoshi Takumi." Bravo Music. Web. Accessed 9 June 2020