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Byron Kiyoshi Yasui Edit Profile

Music educator , musician

Byron Kiyoshi Yasui, Musician, music educator. Avocations: golf, tennis, hiking, snorkeling. M C. Named MacDowell Colony fellow, 1979, National Orchestra Association fellow, 1988. Served with USAFNG, 1959-1965. Member American Society University Composers, American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers(Std. award annual since 1985), International Society Bassists.

Background

Yasui, Byron Kiyoshi was born on December 13, 1940 in Honolulu. Son of Shigeo and Helen Shizue (Kimura) Yasui.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering in Music, University Hawaii, 1965. Master of Music in Composition, Northwestern University, 1967. Doctor of Museum Arts in Composition, Northwestern University, 1972.

Career

Professor music University Hawaii, Honolulu, since 1972. Double bassist Honolulu Symphony, since 1963.

Achievements

  • Avocations: golf, tennis, hiking, snorkeling. M C.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Composer Music for Timpani and Brass, 1974, Four Pieces (double bass quartet), 1984. Co-author: Basic Sight Singing, 1988.

Membership

Served with USAFNG, 1959-1965. Member American Society University Composers, American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers(Standard award annual since 1985), International Society Bassists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, tennis, hiking, snorkeling.

Connections

father:
Shigeo Yasui

mother:
Helen Shizue (Kimura) Yasui