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Tomoya Yokokawa was born 1988 in Nagano (Japan). In 2011 he finished his study of music pedagogy (main emphasis: composition) at Tokyo Gakugei University with Masahiro Yamauchi and Choji Kaneda as well as with the private lecturer Miyuki Shiozaki. In 2013 he moved to Austria and began to study composition with Klaus Lang at the Kunst Universität Graz. In 2016 he started to continue his Master at the Universität der Künste Berlin with Elena Mendoza and finished in 2019. He has had scholarships from Kunst Universität Graz, Ad Infinitum Foundation and DAAD.
The compositions of Tomoya Yokokawa were performed by, for example Dario Calderone (Double bass), Leszek Lorent (Percussion), Ensemble Boswil, Ensemble Suono Giallo, and modern art ensemble. His first Opera “Konjiki Yasha (the golden demon)” was premiered at Graz Opera in May 2018.
He is the winner of chamber music section “TORRE DELLA QUARDA” Composition competition 2018.
彼岸へ To the beyond for Shakuhachi solo (2020)
月との距離 Lunar distance for Koto solo (2020)
December Rush for Double bass solo (2015)
The scent of autumn breeze for viola solo (2014)
Chamber Group ( 2 - 4 instruments )
Dampin’ Dumper for percussion and piano (2018)