About Kodai Minoda
Kodai Minoda began studying shamisen with his father Goshiro Kineya. Minoda received an award for excellence in composition as a child in the Shobi musical academy and graduated from National University of Fine Arts. Currently, Minoda performs live around the world as well as on TV and radio. He is a member of such ensambles as Pro Musica Nipponia, Nagauta To-on association and Ensemble Muromachi. He also leads the Kodai Minoda shamisen academy.