CD - Dream - Kyohei Ando (euph) and Hatsumi Shimizu (piano)

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Here is the brand new album from the top Japanese euphonium soloist Kyohei Ando, accompanied by the brilliant pianist Hatsumi Shimizu.

Three extended works make up this terrific CD and two of the works are very well known in the euphonium repertoire, euphonium concerti by Linkola and Sparke. 



Kyohei Ando was born in Ashibetsu, Hokkaido in 1986.

He graduated from National Music University with Yatabe Award. Studied at the University of Alabama, USA as a ROHM Music Foundation Scholar.

December 2012 Master's degree at the same university. He has studied euphonium under the supervision of Masae Matsuoka, Hirozo Takeuchi, Toru Miura, Dr. Mitsuru Saito, Dr. Demondrae Thurman.

24th Japan Wind and Percussion Competition Euphonium 1st place

 The 25th Falcone International Euphonium Tuba Competition 1st place

Jeju International Solo Competition 2016  2nd place

In addition to holding regular recitals every year since 2009, he plans and conducts concerts across genres to open up the new world of euphonium.

Recorded in the United States as a member of the Euphonium Tuba quartet "Boreas Quartet" formed by alumni of the University of Alabama, the 2014 debut album "The Serpent's Kiss" released.

A member of the Euphonium Tuba Quartet "Euphonium Tuba Collective". 

Spiel Chamber Orchestra Euphonium player.

He is also active in professional brass band music, symphony orchestra extra work and euphonium coaching.

Part-time lecturer at National Music University since April 2014.


Please enjoy this new CD!!


Repertoire/Track list

Euphonium Concerto - Yukka Linkola

1. i. Agitato

2. ii. Quasi Nocturne

3. iii. Maestoso, Energico

UFO Dreams - Euphonium Concerto - David Maslanka

4. i. Fantasy Variations 'The Water is Wide'

5. ii. Home Planet 'Who Are You? Where Do You Come From?'

6. iii. Variations 'From The Bottom of My Heart'

Euphonium Concerto No.1 - Philip Sparke

7. i. Moderato e Energico

8. ii. Lento

9. ii. Vivo e Scherzando


72.21 mins total

Recorded 6-7 March 2019 in Saitama, Japan  Catalogue number OVCC-00149

Please visit Kyohei's website.

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