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with Frank Sinatra's late arranger
Pat Williams and X-Files composer Mark Snow (at Henry Mancini Institute, 2003)

As well as a performer, Hiro Morozumi is active as a composer, arranger, and a multi-media wizard.
He has been composing/arranging/producing for projects of many kinds, including concert orchestras, films,
theatrical plays, musicians' recordings, ballet, and computer software.

Awards :

Henry Mancini Institute Scholarship, 2002
Down Beat Magazine Best Extended Composition Award, 2003
Keyboard Magazine Japan Arranging Contest Award, 2005

Past Projects / Demos :

"Unlearned" (2001)

A theatrical play with a strong societal message,
produced by students at UNT. Composed music andprovided live accompaniment and sound effects.

Demo: "Unlearned - Theme" (MP3)


Grammar Mechanics: "Naked Grammar" (current)
A fun online interactive program designed to help kids learn English grammar. I'm composing jingles and sound effects.

Wanna play some game? You can enjoy learning grammar while checking out my work at www.grammarmechanics.com


"Rainbow Goblins" (2004)

A story ballet based on Ul de Rico's book
"Rainbow Goblins," produced by Arc Dance, Seattle, WA.
The work was premiered at Meany Hall, University of Washington
in March, 2004. I composed for the entire 30-minute ballet.

Demo: Overture (MP3)

Miscellaneous Compositions (and arrangements):

"Liberation Lindy" (MP3) A big band piece a la Sammy Nestico.
"A Heroic Tale" (MP3) A contemporary orchestral piece commissioned by Henry Mancini Institute.
"Big Blowfish" (MP3) I love writing for strings! - especially when I can have them rock out. This is a funk piece written for a string octet.
"Punk Panther" (MP3) My somewhat punkish fast-samba treatment of Mancini's classic TV theme.