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Bio of Hiro

Hiro (He/They) is a versatile freelance artist raised in Sydney Australia. After acquiring a Bachelor of Music in Vocals and Performance under the composition tutilage of Dr. Heva Chan, Hiro moved to Vancouver, originally pursuing academia, only to revert back to his main passion of music. He then worked as a freelance composer in Japan, working as an independent symphonic Alt-Punk/Rock and J-Rock singer-songwriter, orchestral composer, and producer under the artist name "Arden Akihiro Akane" and serving clients in Australia, Canada, Japan, and the United States. After 6 years he returned to Vancouver, Canada where he briefly joined ODS band as lead vocal, rhythm guitarist, audio editor/producer, and video editor. Apart from music, Hiroshi also has experience in: 

  • Video Editing 
  • Voice Acting
  • Lighting Operation and Automation Programming 
  • Graphic Design 
  • CD Manufacture 
  • Project/Event Management 
  • Translation (Japanese to English)

and other related skills. 

Examples of Music, Video Editing, Acting, and Graphic Design can be found on this page.

Hiro is currently pursuing the advancement of his music career as well as diving into the world of acting and voice-over.

MUSIC: COMPOSITION, PRODUCTION, AND VOCALS

 

Hiroshi studied music in university, focussing on both Musical Theatre vocals as well as orchestral composition.  After moving to Japan, he operated briefly under the alias Hiro Akashi while working on his debut EP. He then worked under the alias "Arden Akihiro Akane" for the majority of projects between 2018 and 2022.

As a Third Culture Kid, having lived in multiple countries including Australia, Canada, and Japan, Hiroshi’s compositions draw from the unique flavours of music from both the East and the West. His main songwriting inspirations are Nano and My Chemical Romance, while his main Orchestral inspiration is Keiichi Okabe from MONACA.  

 

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Video Editing

Acting and Voice Over

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