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Official Site of Takehiko Gokita, Ph.D.


TAKEHIKO GOKITA is one of the most active composer in Japan.
He received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in composition from the New England Conservatory
with distinction in performance award.
Dr. Gokita received his Ph.D. in music composition from Harvard University, where he has received
both composition and teaching awards.
He has also been a fellow at the Aspen Music Festival in Colorado.
Dr. Gokita has studied composition with Mario Davidovsky, Earl Kim, Donald Martino, and Bernard
He has participated in workshops with Luciano Berio, Witold Lutoslawski, Olivier Messiaen, and Toru
Dr. Gokita has received numerous commissions and has performed by many ensembles and players,
including the Pro Arte Orchestra, Speculum Musicae, Yomiuri Philharmonic Orchestra, PMF Orchestra,
Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra, Cambridge Players, among others.
Takehiko Gokita's works have premiered at major concert halls and music festivals across the US and
Japan, including Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Boston Symphony Hall,Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Aspen
Music Festival,and Eastern Music Festival. In addition to the many concert works that Dr. Gokita has
written,he has composed original sound track for Japanese animations, such as "Digital Monster",
Viewtiful Joe (TV Tokyo and Warner Brothers),Humanaid Moster Bem which is one of the most popular
television program in the history of Japanese animation. Moreover, He has composed original music for
NHK documentaries.
In 2005, Dr. Gokita's original CD "Jikufujin" (Earth, Sky, Wind, and human) has released from King


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