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Makoto Nomura, born in Nagoya in 1968, is one of the most active Japanese composers. He has worked not only in the field of music but also in the fields of visual art, performing arts, community arts, and whatever he likes. His works are also diverse, such as concert music, exhibition, site-specific project, theatre piece, historical research, etc. He loves collaborations and has collaborated with animals, children, dancers, vegetables. He is the director of creative participation for Japan Century Symphony Orchestra, the director of Senju Pun-filled Music Festival, and co-founder of Japan Association of Composers for Sumo Hearing Arts.
His works have been performed by Japan Century Symphony Orchestra, Bochumer Symfoniker, Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra, Tomoko Mukaiyama, Yuji Takahashi, Mie Miki, Aki Takahashi, Tomomi Ota, Grzegorz Stopa, Mari Fujiwara, Katsuya Matsubara, Yoshiko Kanda, Kenichi Nakagawa, Enrico Bertelli, Yusuke Kataoka in a number of countries including UK, Germany, France, Italy, USA, Russia, Bulgaria, Korea, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Belgium, Netherland, Malaysia. He has played with Charles Hayward, Otomo Yoshihide, Makoto Yoshimori, Kazutoki Umezu, Hugh Nankivell, Anant Narkkong etc. He is also known as the pioneer of melodica performance.