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Minato Sakamoto is a Japanese composer from Osaka.

His works have been featured across North America, Asia, and Europe in both concert settings and internationally acclaimed conferences. His current research focuses on the application of field recordings in algorithmic composition and computational creativity research. 


Minato is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Music at Duke University, USA. He previously studied at Amherst College and graduated summa cum laude in 2018. 


Minato is a Japanese chess ('shogi') lover and Accredited Meteorologist of Japan Meteorological Agency. As a railway addict, Minato constantly wastes his time to explore unique railways in the world. His favorite locomotive is China Railway DF4 Type.

(Last Updated January 2023)

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