(b. 22 September 1983, Ebina, Kanagawa).
Japanese composer, now resident in the Netherlands, of mostly chamber works that have been performed in Europe and North America.
Mr. Oda had early experiences as a rock musician in Japan. He studied composition with Liviu Mărinescu at California State University, Northridge in Los Angeles from 2006–08, where he earned his BMus. He studied composition with Wim Henderickx, Willem Jeths and Rafael Reina at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam from 2008–11, where he earned his master's degree.
He is also active in other positions. As a wadaiko (drums from Japan)-player, he was a member of the ensemble CSUN Jishin Taiko at California State University, Northridge from 2006–08. As a hichiriki (wind instrument with double reed from Japan)-player, he was a member of the ensemble Kinnara Gagaku at Senshin Buddhist Temple in Los Angeles in 2007–08 and has been a member of the Cologne Gagaku Ensemble since 2010.
He has lived in the Netherlands since 2008.
COMPLETE LIST OF WORKS
Netori for Two Marimbas, 2 marimbas, 2006–07
Kaisō, flute, oboe, bass clarinet, French horn, 2 violins, piano, percussion, 2007
The Reflection of Pilos Fernández, violin, live electronics, 2008
Tanka for Five Instruments, flute, clarinet, French horn, violin, cello, 2008
Like a Beautiful Woman with Dirty Clothes, 2 flutes (1st + alto flute), clarinet, bass clarinet, 2 violins, 2 cellos, piano, 2 percussion, 2008–09 (also version for flute, bass clarinet, violin, cello, piano, percussion, 2010)
Doppelgänger, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, B-flat trumpet, trombone, double bass, 2009
The Scheme of the Sea Organ, contrabass recorder, subcontrabass recorder, Großbass recorder (by Joachim Paetzold), bass clarinet, 2 percussion, 2010
Hogoka, shō (mouth organ from Japan), ryūteki (bamboo flute from Japan), hichiriki, biwa (lute from Japan), 13-string koto (zither from Japan), violin, viola, wadaiko, 2010
The Signature in the Box, piano, vibraphone, marimba, 2010
My Daughter, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, trumpet, trombone, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass, piano, 2011
Humanize Me, 2 sopranos, mezzo-soprano, piccolo, flute, bass clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone, French horn, trumpet, 2 trombones, tuba, electric guitar, bass guitar, piano, drum kit, 2012 (also version as Humanize Me [Project 128 Remix], cello, synthesizer, percussion, live electronics, 2013)
Behind the Scenes, piano, toy piano, 2012
In Your Dream, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, trumpet, trombone, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass, piano, 2013
The Sacrifice in Music, 2008
Netori for One Piano, piano (2 players) (2nd + percussion), 2009
Aoki & Bulsink (remix of works by Takamasa Aoki, Wilbert Bulsink), live electronics, 2013