Ryutaro Kaneko


Born in Tokyo in 1964, Ryutaro become a member of Kodo in 1987.
Since that time, he has been one of Kodo’s featured performers and has performed with the group all over the world. In addition to performing, Ryutaro has composed and arranged songs for the group, conducted workshops, and served as artistic director for the Earth Celebration International Arts Festival in 1994, 1996, 1997, and 1998.
Since 1996, he has started to do more solo projects in addition to his normal performance schedule with Kodo.