Dale Sakamoto (b. 1989) hails from South Orange County in California. From an early age he studied piano and music theory at the Phoenix Academy and joined band and choir in high school. He received his Bachelor’s in Music from Vanguard University, Master’s in Music from Baylor University and Doctorate in Music from Arizona State University. He has attended several festivals from June in Buffalo to New Music on the Point and has watched his music be performed throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe.
Meandering between the lines of tonality and atonality his music is an eclectic blend of textural and motivic ideas. His true passion is choir and vocal music which includes several pieces for advanced high school and college choir down to junior high boys choir. His music is published by Walton Publications, Alliance Publications, Leading Tones Music, LLC, and Zintzo Music.