Hideki Isoda (b. 1970 - Yokohama, Japan)
Emmy nominated producer, composer, and educator, Professor Hideki Isoda has had a musical career since early 90s. He grew up in Japan playing piano, guitar, and saxophone from an early age, and studied abroad at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where he began composing a range of commercial music. He wrote original soundtracks for NHK Japan, PBS, Sony, Panasonic, Sharp, and many other high profile companies and special events such as Atlanta and Nagano Olympics for their TV programs and commercials. As a versatile classical and jazz instrumentalist, he performed on stages and in studios around the world. Also as a tonmeister, Hideki recorded and produced countless albums of renowned musicians. His passion and vast knowledge in technology had brought innovations such as the development of audio streaming technology in the mid 90s, and then the creation of StringPedagogy.com in 2001, which was one of the first music e-learning websites utilizing video streaming technology. He previously served as Associate Dean of Technology and Distance Learning at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, The University of Sydney for over five years, and is currently on the faculty of Sookmyung Women’s University in South Korea, where he teaches interdisciplinary subjects. His research projects including the award winning “Circling Around” film series explore the correlations between music and happiness.
Professor of Music
Research & Development Areas
Favorite Tools and Instruments
PBS Documentary "Circling Around"
Galia Arad "Sand in your bed"
StringPedagogy DVD Edition
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