July 21, 1981 |
|Origin||Sydney, New South Wales, Australia|
|Occupations||Musician, Founder & concertmaster of the Eminence Symphony Orchestra|
The founder of the Eminence Symphony Orchestra, the Eminence Audio Production company, and a violin virtuoso, Hiroaki has extensive solo experience ranging from recitals to solo concerto performances. He has played for heads of state, international delegates and officials such as Prime Minister Junichi Koizumi, Ambassadors and Consulate Generals to many nations.
Hiroaki has performed with exalted and revered musicians such as Prof. Chikashi Tanaka (violin), Maestro John Harding (violin), Alexev Yemstov (piano), Alexander Gavriluk (piano), and has had a wealth of experiences with top composers around the globe. Hiroaki Yura has performed as a soloist with most of the major Chinese Orchestras including the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Hangzhou Symphony Orchestra, and Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra. He has also performed with the Nanjing Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Youth Orchestra, Woollahra Symphony Orchestra, and debuted in Japan with the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra. Hiroaki has won numerous competition internationally and locally, including the 7th Etoh Toshiya International Violin Competition for Young Violinists, was a prize winner at the Gisbourne International Music Competition in New Zealand, received multiple scholarships to study at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, and has received scholarships with a number of other institutions.
He now directs all orchestral recording for Interactive Entertainment and Films. Amongst his notable credits are Diablo III, Soulcalibur IV, The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya, and The Tower of Druaga: The Aegis of Uruk.
In 2013, his company, Creative Intelligence Arts, announced his first video game project, titled Project Phoenix.
- Youtube interview with StageNoise.com (accessed:01-01-09)
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- Youtube interview with StageNoise.com
- Eminence Symphony Orchestra's official website
- Hiroaki Yura & Hiroki Kikuta interview by Japandaman Dailies at Tokyo Game Show 2011
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