Hiromichi Mito is Professor of Music Education in the Faculty of Psychology at the Meijigakuin University. He holds Master’s (Musashino Academia Musicae, Japan, 1986) and Ph.D. (Roehampton University, UK, 2007) degrees in music education. As an ISME member since 1995, Hiromichi was a Commissioner for the Research Commission (2004 – 2010; 2022-present) and a Board member (2010-2012). Hiromichi is a member of the editorial board of Research Studies in Music Education and International Advisory Board of British Journal of Music Education. His research into informal musical learning has been supported by nationally competitive grants. Hiromichi has published extensively in many journals such as Council for Research in Music Education and Japanese Journal of Music Education. He has also contributed the chapters to the books such as The Routledge Companion to Music, Technology (Routledge), Education, Creativity, Culture, and Development (Springer), Creativity in Music Education (Springer),and The preparation of Music Teachers: A Global Perspective. (ASSOCIAÇÃO NACIONAL DE PESQUISA E PÓS-GRADUAÇÃO EM MÚSICA).
Japan Professor Meijigakuin University