Minato Sakamoto

Minato Sakamoto is a Japanese composer from Osaka. His compositions practice the unserious seriously, fuse spontaneous and organic qualities, and demonstrate a clear connection to the past.

Minato is currently studying towards his Ph.D. in composition at Duke University. His current and past composition teachers include Scott Lindroth, John McDonald, and Eric Sawyer.

As a railway addict, Minato constantly wastes his time to explore unique railways in the world. Favorite composer: Johannes Brahms. Favorite locomotive: China Railway DF4 Type.