Graduate Program Faculty

Full-time faculty are listed in alphabetical order under their respective specialties. Names are given in their usual order (Western or Japanese): family names are in capitals.

KAWANO Yuji. President of the University (cf. Languages)

HOSOKAWA Toshio. Guest Professor.

KATAGIRI Isao. Professor. BFA (1974), MFA (1977) and PhD course (completed 1980), Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music. Fieldwork on traditional music and dance of western Japan and Okinawa. Articles on music theory in ancient Greece and on ethnomusicological research. Planning officer for meetings of the Musicological Society of Japan.
MIBU Chieko. Associate Professor.

KAKIMOTO Yoriko, Professor. BFA(1965), Kunitachi College of Music.

SHIMADA Miki, Associate Professor. BA(1976), University of the Sacred Heart,Tokyo; MA(2004), Graduate School of NAGASAKI Junshin Catholic University. Research on methodology of Montessori. Study of Education for Peace.

BABA Yuriko. Full-time Lecturer. BA(1992), Tokyo University; MFA(1994), Elisabeth University of Music; DEA(music et musicologie)(1997), Universie de Tours; DMA(2003), Elisabeth University of Music. Research and articles on Guillaume Minoret (sous-maitre of the Royal Chapel in the reign of Louis XIV). sacred vocal music of French Baroque Era. Critical edition: Guillaume Minoret, Les motets, vol.1, Editions du Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles.

FUKUHARA Shiori. Professor.

SASAKI Yu.Full-time lecturer.

HAYASHI Yumiko. Frequent solo and ensemble performances. Especially French Vocal Works. 1976, 1st Prize, Concours de (Union des Femmes Artistes Musiciennes).

KATSURA Masako.Associate Professor. MFA (1981), Elisabeth University of Music. New York University MFA in Performing Arts Division(1991).  Further study in Vienna under Ms Olga Warla, then Wien Staat Oper Soprano. At Julliard School of Music in New York took Italian diction course under Prof Corradina Caporello and French diction course under Prof Thomas Grubb. At EUM teaches Italian diction and repertoire, and History of Opera from Beethoven era to the contemporaries as well as voice lessons. At National Chonju University in Korea gave a lecture on Japanese Lyrical Songs from its cradle era to its maturiy(2004).

ORIKAWA Hiroharu Associate Professor. BFA (2000), MFA (2002), Kunitachi College of Music. Performances especially of Italian Opera Works.
HAYAMA Hiroko. Associate Professor.
KOBAYASHI Yoshiko. Full-time Lecturer.

SHIBATA Miho. Professor. BFA (l979) and MFA (l981), Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music. Ataka Prize (l979). Solo and ensemble performanc es throughout Japan.

YAMASHIRO Ikuko. Professor. BFA (1976), Elisabeth University of Music; Diploma (1980), Further study in France. Solo and ensemble performances in Japan.

KAKIUCHI Atsushi. Associate Professor. BFA(1993) , Toho Gakuen College of Music Department.
SHITAKA Misa. Full-time Lecturer.

KAI Maya. Full-time Lecturer (violin). BFA (2000) and MFA (2002), Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music. Solo and ensemble performances throughout Japan.

AKASAKA Tatsuso.Professor(clarinet)

YAMASHIRO Hiroki. Professor (trumpet). BFA (l976), Elisabeth University of Music; Diploma (l980), Paris National Conservatory. Solo and ensemble performances in France and Japan. USA and European tours with the Saito Memorial Orchestra under the direction of Seiji Ozawa. Director, Elisabeth Wind Ensemble.

WAKASA Kazuyoshi. Full -time Lecturer (trombone).BFA (1990), Elisabeth University of Music. Diploma (1994), Conservatoire National de Region de Paris. Former Tokyo Symphony Orchestra Principal Trombonist. Director, Elisabeth Wind Ensemble.
MANDAI Keiko. Full-time Lecturer (flute).
OGAWA Hironori. Full-time Lectrer (percussion).

KAWANO Yuji. Professor (German). AB (1981), MA (1984), Sophia University (Tokyo). Research on history of Catholic Church in the Middle Age.

MAEDA Yuki. Associate Professor (Japanese). BA(1990), Seiwa College, MA(2005) and PhD(2009) Hiroshima University. Tutor of distance learning program in Japanese studies at The University of Sheffield, School of Asian Studies, England (2009). Part-time lecturer at Hijiyama University, Hiroshima (2009).
Research on listening in Japanese as a second language.

Adjunct Faculty

TAKAHASHI Kazuyuki.
IDA Katuhiro.
FUKUSHIMA Mutsumi.
MIMURA Mayumi.
OKAGAWA Reiko.
KAWABATA Akemi.
TSUBOKITA Sayaka.
KOROYASU Toshihide. Professor, Naruto University.
SAKAKIBARA Satoshi. Conductor of numerous choral groups throughout Japan.
YOSHIDA Hitomi. Frequent solo and ensemble performances.
EDAGAWA Kazuya. Associate Professor, Hiroshima University.
OBATA Yoshiko. Frequent solo and emsemble performances.
KAWABE Mari.
FUJII Miyuki. Frequent solo and ensemble performances. 1993, 3rd Prize, Concorso Internazionale di Canto <Flabiano Labo>, Piacenza, 1993, Diploma, Concorso Internazionale di Canto <Giacomo Lauri Volpi>. 1994, Diploma, Concorso Internazionale di Canto <Alfredo Catalani>.
KONO Katsunori. Associate Professor, Yokohama National University. Frequent solo and ensemble performance. Especially German Vocal Works.
HIRANO Mitsuru.
NORIMATSU Emi.
Martin HUGES. Guest Professor.
YOKOYAMA Yukio. Guest Professor, 3rd Prize, Chopin international Piano Competition. Well known performer in Europe and Japan.
NERIKI Shigeo. Professor, Indiana State University.
UEDA Katsumi. Professor, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music.
MAEDA Maki. Frequent solo performances in Europe and Japan. 3rd prize of "GENEVA" International Competition.
HAMAMOTO Yoshiyasu. Associate Professor, Hiroshima University.
SUZUKI Tomoko. Solo and ensemble performe r.
DOI Yumiko. Solo and ensemble performer.
TOKAJI Miho. Solo and ensemble performer. 2nd prize of "ENNIO PORRINO" International Piano Competition.(Italy)
UOZUMI Megumi. Solo and ensemble performer.
OSHIMO Yuko. Solo and ensemble performer.
OKAMOTO Eri. Solo and ensemble performer.
NAGANO Eiko. Solo and ensemble performer.
YANAGIDA Shinsaku. Solo and ensemble performer.
YAMANE Hiroshi. Solo and ensemble performer.
OTSUBO Kana. Solo and ensemble performer.
TANAKA Kazuki. Solo and ensemble performer.
HIRAMOTO Keiko. Solo and ensemble performer.
HINOTSUME Yumiko. Solo and ensemble performer.
ITO Noritaka. Solo and ensemble performer.
KUDO Shigenori, considered to be one of the world's top flutists. Professor at Paris Ecole Normal and Tokyo College of Music, Guest professor at Ueno Gakuen University.
KUMAGAI Miho.
SHIRAO Takashi. Member of the Saito Memorial Orchestra.
NAKAMURA Megumi. Principal performer in Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra.
ITADANI Yukiko. Principal performer in Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra.
O Yuko. Frequent solo and ensemble performer.
HASHIMOTO Shinsuke. Principal performer in Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra.
MIURA Shigeko. Frequent solo and ensemble performer.
OMORI Yoshiki. Frequent solo and ensemble performer.
HIRANO Masataka. Frequent solo and ensemble performer.
MIYATA Mami. Frequent solo and ensemble performer.
MUNESADA Keiji. Frequent solo and ensemble performer.
NOHARA Takenobu. Frequent solo and ensemble performer.
OKAZAKI Koji. Principal performer in the NHK Symphony.
TOKUHISA Hideki. Principal performer in Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra.
SIMIZU Kazunori. Professor, Oita Prefectual College of Arts and Culture.
Jonathan HAMMIL. Principal performer in Tokyo Symphony Orchestra.
YAMASAKI Daisuke. Principal performer in Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra.
Reinhold FRIEDRICH. Guest Professor.
KAMEJIMA Katsutoshi.
MATSUZAKI Yuichi.
OKAMOTO Tetsu. 
HOKAZONO Shoichiro. Guest Professor.
ISHIBASHI Minako. Frequent ensemble performances in Europe and Japan.
SUZUKI Koji. Member of Kyushu Symphony Orchestra.
KAMIYA Momoko. Guest Professor.
OGIHARA Rika. Frequent solo and ensemble performer.
AOYAMA Tomonaga. Principal performer in Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra.
AMBO Ema. Principal performer in Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra.
KUMAZAWA Masaki. Principal performer in Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra.
MORI Junko. Frequent chamber music performer.
TOKUHARA Masanori. Principal in Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra.
TOBITA Yuji. Principal in Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra.
FUKUDA Shin-ichi. Guest Professor.
KAMIGAICHI Toshimitsu. Frequent solo and ensemble performances.
John COLE. Lecturer
LE DIMNA Yuko. Lecturer.
KIRK Mika. Lecturer.
SATO Rieko. Lecturer.