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Kana Madarame: Trumpet

Kana Madarame, born in Mito, Ibaraki, Japan holds an undergraduate degree from Tokyo Gakugei Univrsity and a graduate degree from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts. Her graduate thesis there was entitled “Advancement of Women Brass Performers in Japan.”

Active as both performer and teacher, Kana performs as the Principal Cornet of the Japan Ladies' Brass and Tokyo Brass Society, which are both important performing groups in Tokyo, Japan. She has won awards in Contests in Nerima, Tokyo, and  Ibaraki. She came second in the 2003 International Women's Brass Conference competition. Kana gives solo recitals every year all over Japan, and she has released three solo CDs entitled Vocalise, Fantaisie, and Miyabi. Recently, Kana set up Project KANA ~ harmonise with infinity ~, which aims to build a bridge between different cultures. She has also just completed a very successful European tour.

Ms.Madarame's teaching career goes further than simply teaching. She is active as a band director and a conductor as well as a trumpet teacher. Currently she is a member of the faculty at Tokyo Gakugei University, Senzoku Gakuen College of Music, Shobi Music College In addition, she has become a committee member of the Ibaraki, and Bunka Gakuen University High School in Tokyo. She is a board member of the International Women's Brass Conference. Prefecture Cultural Council.

Kana Madarame's music speaks to the heart of her audience.


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Tetsunosuke Kushida / Haikai Suite

1. Aka aka to hi wa tsurenaku mo aki no kaze.

--The Autumn: Loneliness at the End of Summer.

2. Natsukusa ya tsuwamono domo ga yume no ato.

--The Wind: The Fragility of Human Dreams.

3. Ara umi ya! Sado ni yokotau Ama-no-gawa.

--The Sea and The Sky: The Fragility of Human Fate.

4. Kochira muke… ware mo sabishiki aki no kure.

--Dear Friend.

5. Masamicz Amano / Ciel d'automne à KANA Madarame

6. Hirokazu Fukushima / Interlude for Trumpet & Piano 

7. Masamicz Amano / Fantaisie de Cantus sur le nom de KANA et REIKO

8. Shinpei Nakayama, Nagayo Motoori; arr. Sawako Yamazato / Children's Songs written by Ujō Noguchi Anomachi Konomachi ~ Nanatsu no Ko ~ Aoime no Ningyō



Miyabi (2016)

Kana Madarame: Trumpet

Reiko Honshoh: Piano

[CAFUA CACG-0254, 2016]


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Kana Madarame: Trumpet

Reiko Honshoh: Piano


Albinoni / Trumpet Concerto Op.9 No.2, Adagio

Albinoni / Adagio

Handel / Largo

Bach / Air in G

Schumann / Traumerei

Puccini / O mio babbino caro

Marcello / Trumpet Concerto in D Minor, Adagio

Marcello / Trumpet Concerto in D Minor, Allegro

Mozart / Ave Verum Corpus

Martini / Plaisir d'amour

Ravel / Pavane pour une infante défunte

Schubert / Serenade

Schubert / Ave Maria

Saint-Saëns / Le Cygne

Rachmaninoff / Vocalise

Satie / Je te veux

Vocalise [2019 remaster]


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Kana Madarame: Trumpet

Reiko Honshoh: Piano


Jaenjaen / Capriccioso

Barat / Fanaisie En Mi Bémol

Goeyens / All'Antica

Thomé / Fantaisie

Ropartz / Andante et Allegro

Saint-Saëns / Fanaisie En Mi Bémol

Chailleux / Morceau de Concours

Hüe / Solo de Cornet à Pistons

Bozza / Badinage

Charlier / Solo de Concours

Fantasie [2019 Remaster]

Kenichi Nishizawa:
SONATA for Trumpet and Piano Op. 88


Tetsunosuke KUSHIDA:
Paraphrase on Japanese Melodies
​           ~for brass sextet~


New! Kana's online trumpet lessons

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