From PEARL FLUTE, the flute selected by Mr. Hiroaki Kanda, the principal flutist of NHK Symphony Orchestra, is now in stock!
A selected flute is a flute that has been selected by a professional player from among the same model. Normally, a selection fee is charged in addition to the price of the instrument, but this time we are not offering a selection fee! But only for the first order of each. Don't miss this opportunity!
■ Model in stock
PEARL FLUTE / F-ED925/E Flute Elegante, selected by Hiroaki Kanda
PEARL FLUTE / PFP-165E Piccolo high wave type, selected by Hiroaki Kanda
PEARL FLUTE / PFP-165ES Piccolo standard type, selected by Hiroaki Kanda
■ Scheduled date of arrival: End of October 2021
■ Prfessor Hiroaki Kanda Profile
Hiroaki Kanda (Principal Flutist, NHK Symphony Orchestra, Professor, Toho Gakuen School of Music) won first prize in the Japan Flute Convention Competition and the Japan Wind and Percussion Competition.
He graduated from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music in 1993, and studied at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna for a year in 1995. He studied under Keiichi Akahoshi, Changguk Kim, Junzo Hosokawa, Wolfgang Schulz, and Hans-Georg Schmeisser, and is a member of THE FLUTE QUARTET.
He is a member of THE FLUTE QUARTET, a visiting professor at Osaka University of Arts, and a lecturer at Tokyo University of the Arts. He is also a specially appointed director of the Japan Flute Association. He has released many CDs so far.
In 2018, Ongaku no tomo-sha published "Basic Flute for Improving". He has arranged and published over 60 titles of flute ensemble works, mainly for quartet, but also for duet and large ensembles.