Masanori Taruya

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Masanori Taruya


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

Taruya is a graduate of the Musashino Academic Musicae, where he studied composition under Hiroshi Sato and Yoshiki Miyamoto. Since graduating, he has worked as a wind band conductor and freelance composer. He was a lecturer and conductor at the Choushi City High School 2014-2018. Currently [2020] he is a conductor and music director of the Belmonte Wind Orchestra, and is highly regarded as a leader.

Taruya has written over twenty works for band/wind ensemble, frequently derived from historical events.

Works for Winds