Kimiya Sato

“Musician, composer, singer “
Sato was born in Hokkaido. Inspired by surrealism he aspired from an early age to be a painter and later turned to music. In addition to his wide range of vocal expression, he also plays string instruments such as viola, various percussion instruments, and occasionally keyboard instruments, and performs both domestically and internationally. Sato specializes in boundary crossing chamber music, and also works on film music, stage music, improvisational performances, and community-based projects. In addition to his solo career, he has been active in the band Hyogen, and the duo Mikka Mangetsu, and led the project Torus Vil. He was based in Tokyo while attending the Department of Musical Creativity and the Environment at the Tokyo University of the Arts, and since 2017 has been based in Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture.”