Makoto Nomura

Makoto Nomura - Kyoto based composer/improviser. He mainly plays the piano, melodica, rooftiles and gamelan. His composition includes Japanese traditional instruments, Javanese gamelan, western orchestra, rock band, children’s toy, body percussions, daily found objects, environmental sounds, and whatever. He has collaborated not only with professional musicians but also children, amateurs, animals, dancers, visual artists, counselor, etc. His work has been performed in more than 20 countries. He is currently the director of community programme of Japan Century Symphony Orchestra.