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Affiliation
Okayama Prefectural University Health and Welfare Science Professor
Degree
PhD in Education(Tokyo Gakugei University)
M.A. in Music Education(The City University of New York)
M.M. in Orchestral Performance(Manhattan School of Music)
B.M. in Violin Performance(Tokyo College of Music)

J-GLOBAL ID
201601013102761470

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Taichi Akutsu is a Japanese violinist-teacher-researcher. His degrees include a BM, from Tokyo College of Music; a MM, from Manhattan School of Music (2005); and a MA, from Lehman College, CUNY (2011) and PhD in Education, from Tokyo Gakugei University. Taichi studied the violin with Glenn Dicterow, former concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic. Akutsu was also a principal violinist of the New World Symphony under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas (2006-2009). He gained teaching experiences in community music schools and public schools in NYC and Miami, Florida. While focusing on children’s musical engagement and human development, Taichi recently presented research and practice in Helsinki, New Orleans, Seattle, Miami, New York, Seoul and Tokyo.

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