is a virtuoso in a multitude of guitar styles. His specialties are classical,
flamenco, and various Latin American styles, but also plays Celtic,
folk, and popular styles.
Classical: He specializes in Spanish and Latin American composers
as well as Renaissance and Baroque periods. For late 18th~early 19th-century
music, he owns and performs on orignal 19th-century guitars as well
as on historical replicas.
Romance de los pinos, Federico Moreno-Torroba
La Catira, Antonio Lauro
I Vow to Thee My Country, Gustav Holst
Flamenco: Hideki has performed both solo and with dance troupes.
An experienced accompanist, he was staff accompanist for the Spanish
Dance Ensemble at UC Irvine for over 5 years. He was also shared the
stage with the world-renowned Ballet Flamenco José Porcel dance
company as palmista when they performed at the Orange County Performing
Arts Center in 2005.
Colombianas, Paco Peña
Latin American: He plays all kinds of Latin American music but
is particularly familiar with tango, Andean, Argentinean folk, and bossa
nova. He performs solo and with various groups.
Registro, Antonio Lauro
Milonga, Jorge Cardoso
Mazurka-Choro, Heitor Villa-Lobos
Celtic: He plays Celtic music finger-style on steel-string; mostly
transcriptions of fiddle tunes and Scottish lute music.
Blind Mary, Turlough OCarolan
Windsor Terrace, Traditional
My Darling Asleep, Traditional