Ryusuke Koarashi (Composer/Guitarist)

barely audible, not synchronised,
frieze pattern, abrash, zellige,

Ryusuke was born in a rural town in Japan, into a non-musical family, his father is visual artist, and his grandfather is calligrapher. Ryusuke studied at Koyo conservatory of music, and the Guildhall school music and drama in London. His guitar teachers include Keigo Fujii, Robert Brightmore. His composition teachers include Paul Newland. His works “hotaru” & “amenoshitani” were commissioned and premiered by rout and Okeanos in 2010. His recent project includes Pocket Penguin, melodica and guitar duo.

小嵐龍輔 (ギタリスト/作編曲家)

甲陽音楽学院(エレキギター専攻)、ギルドホール音楽院(クラシックギター専攻)卒。ギターを藤井敬吾氏、ロバートブライトモア氏をはじめ多数に、作曲をポールニューランド氏等と学ぶ。2010年に「蛍」「雨の下に」がラウト/オケアノスに委嘱されロンドンにて初演される。2011年より、鍵盤ハーモニカ&ギターデュオ、Pocket Penguinで活動。作品を含む、2枚のCD「A bird flying over mountains」「Prelude」がリリースされている。