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Yasuhisa Toyota (豊田 泰久 Toyota Yasuhisa) is an acoustician who has been chief acoustician for over 50 projects worldwide, including the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Suntory Hall in Tokyo, the Bard College Performing Arts Center in New York, the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, and the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City. He is the company director and U.S. Representative of Nagata Acoustics of Tokyo.
Toyota is a native of Japan and graduate of the Kyushu Institute of Design.
As of late 2006, his works in progress included the Shenzhen Cultural Center Concert Hall for the People's Republic of China, Finland's Helsinki Music Center, the Danish Radio Concert Hall in Copenhagen, the Elbe Philharmonic Hall in Hamburg and the renovation of the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall. Subsequently, he worked on Miami Beach's New World Center.
During the 2011-2012 season, Toyota consulted with the acoustics in the remodeling of the Charles Bronfman Auditorium, home to the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in Tel Aviv. At the same time he was responsible for the concept and realization of the building acoustics of the Bing Concert Hall at Stanford University, Stanford, California, which was opened in 2013.
- Time Magazine - "Perfect Pitch," November 16, 2003
- Los Angeles Times - "Sculpting the Sound," October 19, 2003
- A Conversation with Yasuhisa Toyota - August 22, 2006
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