Takashi Haga b. 5 March 1989, Yokohama, Japan) is a Japanese composer.
Mr. Haga graduated from the music department of the Aichi University of the Arts where he majored in composition and won the Excellent Student Award. In 2015 he continued his studies at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Paris where he earned degrees in theory and composition.
Haga has already won numerous awards and is continuing his career as a composer of wind band music. One of his most brilliant achievements was winning the 1st prize and the audience prize of the 6th international composition competition for Wind Band “Coups de Vents” (France). He has also received the PNTA Piano Competition compulsory music award in 2013, 3rd Prize at the 21st Tokyo International Competition for Chamber Music Composition, and 1st Prize of the international composition competition for wind band for the 150th anniversary of the Harmonie d’Eybens-Poisat (France).
His works have been performed by several world-renowned wind bands, including the Garde Républicaine in Paris (2019), the Orchestre d’Harmonie Saint-Omer, France (2018), the Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra (2020), the JGSDF Central Band (2019), and the Kanagawa University Symphonic Band.
Works for Winds
- Colorful Bird (2020)
- Le ciel dégradé se dissout à la surface de l'eau (2018)
- Mouvement Concertante (2019)
- Reunited Sky (2021)
- Nameless Stars (2021)
- Proof of Time (2018)
- Stardust Palette (2018)
- Whereabouts of the Stars (2020)
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- "LE CIEL DÉGRADÉ SE DISSOUT À LA SURFACE DE L’EAU by Takashi Haga (Japan, 1989)." WASBE, 19 July 2021. Web. Accessed 21 July 2021