Tetsuya HORI is a composer. He has written music for instruments, vocals, electronic and objects.
Tetsuya Hori born in Sapporo, Japan, started playing the organ at the age of four and started composing soon afterwards. At the age of 12 he began studying the piano and two years later started playing in various jazz ensembles. He started studying composition in Sapporo at the age of 16 and later continued with composition studies at the Showa University of Music in Japan. He graduated at the age of 22, winning a special prize from the university. From 2000 to 2003 he was a lecturer for piano, vocal, chorus, and orchestra. After studying at Showa University of Music, he moved to Berlin in 2003 where he lives and composes.
Tetsuya Hori has been the recipient of special mention from International Music Prize for Excellence in Composition 2011, the Best Album of 2011 by foxy digitalis, and special prize from the Showa University of Music. His music been performed in Berlin, Hamburg, Frankfurt am Main, Mannheim, Brandenburg, Leipzig, Halle (Germany), Basel (Switzerland), Warsaw, Pozan, Krakow, Torun, Nowy Targ (Poland), Bucharest, Timisoara (Rumania), Tilburg (Netherlands), Seattle (USA), Tokyo, Yokohama, Sapporo (Japan) so far.