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Kammerchor Hiroshima Kantorei

The Chamber Choir was founded in Hiroshima in 2014, led by conductor Nozomi Terasawa, and its main repertoire consists of unaccompanied religious works of the Romantic period. In addition to its annual subscription concerts, the choir's activities include participation in the Japan Chorus Competition. They also show performances at public recording sessions and regular concerts on YouTube.
In June 2017, they held a joint concert in Hiroshima with the Solisten Ensemble from Shimane, Japan. In 2016, they won the Bronze Prize at the 69th JCA National Choral Competition. In 2018, they participated in the finals of the 1st Tokyo International Choir Competition and won the silver prize in the mixed chorus category.


Conductor Nozomi Terasawa

He was born in Nagano Prefecture. He graduated from the Religious Music Course at the Elizabeth College of Music. Currently, he is active as a choral conductor mainly in Hiroshima. He has studied choral conducting under Timo Nuoranne and Chifuru Matsubara. He has also completed master classes with Dan-Olof Stenlund at the 7th World Symposium on Choral Music. He has led Men's Vocal Ensemble“Teraotoko” to win the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Prizes at the Takarazuka International Chamber Chorus Contest, the Silver Prize at the Fukushima Vocal Ensemble Competition, and the Gold Prize at the Tokyo International Choir Competition.
He is currently the vice president of the Hiroshima Choral Association, a regular member of the Elisabet Singers, and a part-time lecturer at the Elisabet College of Music (choral music, religious music, and choral conducting).

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