Katsuhiro Oguri

Composer, arranger and pianist.
Associate professor in Faculty of Music, Department of comprehensive studies of music, at Seitoku University, Chiba Japan.
Member of the Japan Federation of Composers,INC.
Studied composition under Teruyuki Noda, Toshiroh Mayuzumi and Akira Miyoshi; music theory under Atsutada Otaka and Yuzuru Shimaoka; piano accompaniment under Dalton Baldwin and Henriette Puig-Roge.

Personal History

Born in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan.

Graduated from the Tokyo University of Fine Arts and Music in composition; in the same year, presented the first public performance of an orchestral piece "Aiolos" at an annual recital for newly graduated students of the university.

Won first place in the original choral piece composition held at the Kanagawa Prefectural Art Festival.

Entered the master's course in composition at the Tokyo University of Fine Arts and Music.

Won third place for "Zephyrus" from IMC(International Music Council) International Rostrum of Composers. The recording of the piece was broadcasted by NHK-FM.

Got a master's degree from Tokyo University of Fine Arts and Music.

Wrote music for the opening ceremony and the closing ceremony for National Athletic Meet at Ishikawa in summer and in autumn.

Published "OGURI KATSUMI KONSEI GASSHOU-KYOKU-SHU", an anthology of works for mixed chorus, from edition ONGAKU NO TOMO. From this year on, also published several works for chorus on "KYOUIKU ONGAKU (the Music for Education)" from the same edition.

Won prize for "Notos" from NIHON KOUKYOUGAKU SINKOU ZAIDAN (the Foundation for Promoting Orchestral Music in Japan). The prize winning piece was broadcasted by NHK-FM.

Won prize for "Duende del Flamenco" requested by Ballet de Yoko Komatsubara from the Agency for Cultural Affairs.

Concerto for piano was first performed at Tokyo Bunka Kaikan. It was also broadcasted by NHK-FM.

"Concertino" for Violoncello and chamber orchestra was first performed at Tsuda Hall, Tokyo.

Won prize for "Viola concerto" from the prize for performing arts (the Agency of Cultural Affairs).

Won prize for "Destruction" for Orchestra from NIHON KOUKYOUGAKU SINKOU ZAIDAN (the Foundation for Promoting Orchestral Music in Japan).

Symphonie "Antienne" was first performed at Nakano ZERO Hall, Tokyo.

Won first place for " Viola concerto " from 4'th International Composers Competition 2000 " Alberto Ginastera "

String Quartet No.3 " Responsorium " was first performed at ISCM World Music Days 2001 in Yokohama.

" Viola concerto " was first performed by Orquesta Filarm—nica de Gran Canaria at Las Palmas in Gran Canaria.

Won prize for 7 Songs "TAMEIKI" for Voice and Piano from SOUGAKUDOU NIHON KAKYOKU contest.

Works of Orchestra

Works of chamber

Works of chorus and song

Works of etc.

Arranged by K.Oguri : Ensemble Works


Won prize

Published by Edition

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