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Men's Vocal Ensemble“Teraotoko”


Male choir founded by Nozomi Terasawa in 2007 at Hiroshima prefecture. Invited to the Karuizawa International Choral Festival in 2013. In March 2015, hosted a joint concert with the Finnish male choir Laulu-miehet. Also working to develop new repertoire in male chorus, they have commissioned "Miserere" to S. Dobrogosz and made the world premiere with piano accompaniment by the composer himself. In 2015, they commissioned "Ondo-no Funauta (Male chorus version)" to Ko Matsushita and premiered it. Awarded Gold medal at the 26th Takarazuka International Chorus Contest "Romantic music division", and Silver medal 7th prize at the 10th National competition of the Vocal Ensemble Competition General division.



Nozomi Terasawa

Born in Nagano prefecture, and graduated from the religious music course of Elisabeth University of Music. Currently working as a choral conductor mainly in Hiroshima prefecture. Received choral conducting lessons from Timo Nuoranne, Koichi Suwaki, Yoshio Saida, and Chifuru Matsubara. Also completed the choral conducting master class by Dan Olof Stenlund. Received the Gold medal at Takarazuka International Chorus Contest and Silver medal at the National Vocal Ensemble Competition. Recently, he is also working as the chorus master for Orchestral work with chorus, and leading many performances to a success. Currently, he is the Deputy director of Hiroshima choral association, member of the Elisabeth singers, and part time lecturer (chorus/religious music) at Elisabeth University of Music.

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