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The Japanese saxophonist Tadayoshi Kusakabe has graduated both of the music schools, the Bachelor's degree of the Aichi University of the Arts and the Master's degree in the Music and Art Private University of the City of Vienna, with the distinction award. He is a member of the contemporary ensemble ROSETTA, Glück Saxophone Quartet, and tenor saxophonist of the Hiroshima Wind Orchestra. Currently he works as wood wind's lecturer at the Kyoto Women's University.
His recital debut was at the Baroque Saal (Kyoto) with the special financial support of the Aoyama Foundations in 2009. As a soloist, he has performed "Concertino da Camera" composed by Jacques Ibert with the Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra and "La Bocca, I Piedi, Il Suono" composed by Salvatore Sciarrino with 100 saxophonists at the Vienna Saxfest 2015. As guest performer, he has played with a Philharmonic Winds Osaka, Vienna Saxophonic Orchestra, Illuminart Philharmonic Orchestra, Ensemble xx. Century, and Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra. Otherwise he has at many music festivals such as Vienna International Saxfest, IMPULS Contemporary Music Academy & Festival, World Saxophone Congress. In addition, in 2016 he was invited as the art consultant of the Chile Saxfest and the Tarapaca Music Festival in Chile, and held master class and concert. He has also invited many professional recordings. The CDs, such as "Ile des pins" from Brain Music Ltd., "WAKO BAND COLLECTION 2017" from the Wako Record Ltd. and "Linker Augentanz" from Verlag Stockhausen Ltd., are published.