Bachelor of Music Education, Central Michigan University
Master of Music Performance, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Eien Hunter-Ishikawa's music draws influence from his multifaceted background, including elements of traditional Japanese music, jazz harmony, unusual rhythmic structures, groove-based popular music, and the meticulous approach of Western classical methodology. Eien has composed music for a variety of projects:
"Eien is a wonderful composer, inspired performer and a true collaborator. His scope of knowledge in both Western and Japanese music makes him a very special artist, and it has been a joy to work with him on so many dance and theatre projects."
- Colleen Lanki, TomoeArts