NOZOMI KANDA flute & Shinobue



Contemporary Music


Music Groups



Being inspired by her former professor Yukihiko Nisizawa, a known specialist who collaborated offten with Japanese composors such as Toru Takemitsu, and having studied the Japanese traditionnel music, one of the main activities of Nozomi Kanda is bringing out known and unkown contemporary / 20th century's repertoire of Japanese music written for flute and for shinobue.

Her objectiv are to bring out the contemporary music written by Japanese composers to her two instruments, but also to create a new repertoire for the shinobue and to develop the possibilities of this instrument by collaborating with contemporary composers. In this way, Nozomi Kanda participates not only in the discovery and enhancement of Japanese music and its philosophy, but also in merging with European music to create a new style.


Sakura et Chocolat