Keitaro Takahashi is a composer, media artist, and programmer born in Japan in 1986. He received his bachelor of arts degree from Kunitachi College of Music, Tokyo, Japan, in 2009. He later received the MA (2011) and MASP (2013) of music composition in the Musik-Akademie der Stadt Basel, Switzerland. He studied composition and computer music with Professors Takayuki Rai, and Erik Oña, music theory with Qiming Yuan, and computer programming with Shu Matsuda. His works, both chamber music, and electronic music were awarded and selected by IRINO prize, by ISB Composition Competition (Grand Prize Chamber Division) and by the Christoph Delz Foundation (Werkjahr 2014), by ICMC, he was also finalist […]

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SKJU Project

MUSIC & SOUND LABORATORY SKJU is a laboratory bringing together four musicians, composers and researchers with a common purpose defined by specific projects. It consists of S(imone Conforti), K(eitaro Takahashi), J(IP), U(MS), basically working on electronics, voice, and recorders. SKJU designs a new listening and music exploration experience by extending the traditional audience and stage setting exhibiting music itself. INNER PERMEABILITY SKJU rethinks and reshapes the music experience and exploration for both musicians and the audience: for a long time in human history, music has been exclusively related to a specific place where people have been performing live. Since the possibility to record and broadcast music, especially since the appearance […]

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