Published Papers

  • Motion analysis for musical performance

    Acoustical Society of Japan, Vol. 72, No. 12, pp. 783-789, 2016, published in Japanese.

    Kinoshita H., Obata S., and Hirano T.

  • Mouthpiece Force and Biceps Brachii Muscle Activity while Playing the French Horn

    Osaka Seikei University Bulletin, Vol. 1, pp. 86-89, 2015, published in Japanese.

    Hirano T., Kinoshita H., and Yuuichi H.

  • Facial Muscle Activity and Related Skin Movement During Playing the French horn

    Biomechanisms 22: Physical Function: Assistance and Improvement Research, Vol. 36, pp. 27-36, 2014, published in Japanese

    Hirano T., Nasu D., Obata S., and Kinoshita H.

  • Orofacial Muscular Activity and Related Skin Movement During the Preparatory and Sustained Phases of Tone Production on the French horn

    Motor Control, Volume 17, Number 3, pp.256-272, 2013

    Hirano T., Kudo K., Ohtsuki T., and Kinoshita H.

  • French horn Embouchure: An Electromyographic Facial Kinematic Study

    The proc International Symposium on Performance Science, Association Europeenne des Conservatoires, pp. 28-31, 2013

    Hirano T., Ohsawa C., Obata S., Kudo K., Ohtsuki T., and Kinoshita H.

  • Embouchure-Related Muscular Activity and Accompanying Skin Movement for the production of Tone on the French horn

    The proc 12th International Conference for Music Perception and Cognition, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, pp. 23-28, 2012

    Hirano T., Obata S., Ohsawa C., Kudo K., Ohtsuki T., and Kinoshita H.

  • A Practice Indexes for Improving Facial Movements of Brass Instrument Players -To Keep the Embouchure Formation Unchanged during Performance-

    IEEJ Transactions on Electronics, Information and Systems, Vol. 131, No. 10, pp. 1775-1785, 2011, published in Japanese.

    Itou K., Hirano T., Noto K., Nishida S., and Ohtsuki T.

Presented at Academic Conferences

  • Mouthpiece pressing force for pitch and loudness control in playing the French horn

    Event: 5th joint meeting Acoustical Society of America and Acoustical Society of Japan

    Venue: Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Honolulu, USA

    Date: 2ne December 2016

    Presenters: Hirano T. and Kinoshita H.

  • The relationship between proficiency and mouthpiece force control for French horn players

    Event: SOBIM 2016

    Venue: Toyama Prefectural University

    Date: 12th November 2016

    Presenters: Hirano T. and Kinoshita H.

  • Measurement of mouthpiece force when playing the brass instrument

    Event: The 47th Annual Conference in Yokohama (Japan Music Education Society)

    Venue: Yokohama National University

    Date: 8th October 2016

    Presenters: Hirano T. and Kinoshita H.

  • Mouthpiece force for pitch and loudness control while playing the brass instrument

    Event: The 10th Meeting of Motor Control

    Venue: Keio University

    Date: 3rd September 2016

    Presenters: Hirano T. and Kinoshita H.

  • Mouthpiece Force in French horn Playing

    Event: International Symposium on Performance Science 2015

    Venue: Ryukoku University (Japan)

    Date: 2-6 September 2015

    Presenters: Hirano T. and Kinoshita H.

  • The Relationship between Mouthpiece Force and Musical Tone when Playing the French horn

    Event: Ongaku Symposium 2015

    Venue: The University of Electro-Communications (Japan)

    Date: 24th May 2015

    Presenters: Hirano T. and Kinoshita H.

  • The Relationship between Mouthpiece Force and Musical Tone when Playing Brass Instruments

    Event: The 17th Kansai Young Researcher's Meeting by ASJ Kansai Branch

    Venue: Kansai University

    Date: 14th December 2014

    Presenters: Hirano T. and Kinoshita H.

    Award: Young Investigater Award

  • The Measurement of Mouthpiece Force on the French horn

    Event: The 25th Biomechanism Symposium

    Venue: Okayama University

    Date: 9th November 2014

    Presenters: Hirano T. and Kinoshita H.

  • The Force Exerted when French horn Players Press the Mouthpiece to the Lips

    Event: The 26th Meeting of Musical Science

    Venue: Mukogawa Women's University

    Date: 22nd June 2014

    Presenters: Hirano T. and Kinoshita H.

  • Facial Muscle Activity and Related Skin Movement during Playing the French horn

    Event: The 23rd Biomechanism Symposium

    Venue: Hotel Rubino Kyoto Horikawa

    Date: 27th July 2013

    Presenters: Hirano T., Nasu D., Obata S., and Kinoshita H.

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Awards

  • Young Investigator Award
  • Institution: The Japanese Society for Music Perception and Cognition
  • Date: May 2010
  • Honoree: Hirano T., Yoshie M., Kudo K., Ohtsuki T., and Kinoshita H.
  • Title: 熟達化に伴うフレンチホルン演奏の表情筋活動変化 (only Japanese Title)
  • Young Investigator Award
  • Institution: Acoustical Society of Japan
  • Date: December 2014
  • Honoree: Hirano T. and Kinoshita H.
  • Title: 金管楽器演奏時のマウスピースの力と音との関係 (only Japanese Title)