Hiroshi Ando

Chief of the President’s Office, Kunitachi College of Music (Emeritus)

Mr. Hiroshi Ando is a prominent music researcher who has deep insight into music cooperation between Southeast Asia and Japan. Born in Hiroshima, Japan, he studied musicology at the Tokyo University of the Arts. During his involvement with Kunitachi College of Music as director of Concert Office and President’s Office between 1990-2017, he managed and produced numerous concerts and created international exchange programs with more than ten universities in Europe, USA, East Asia and Southeast Asia as well.

Along with those official activities, Mr. Ando is very active in writing and committed to developing music in society. He has published numerous concert reviews, liner notes and articles, appeared on many radio programs, and given presentations at several international conferences.

His recent research reports “Music Education System in ASEAN Countries” have been published in the website of Piano Teachers’ National Association of Japan