Toshio Akiyama was born in Saitama, Japan. Mr.Akiyama has taught in high school for 19 years since he graduated from Japan Musashino Academia School of Music, assisting Japan and International wind organizations, acting as an important person in the wind music field.
Mr.Akiyama had host radio wind music program at a Japanese television, NHK. To elevate the qualification of Japanese wind music, Mr.Akiyama makes contributions that music lovers call him Mr.Music, Mr.Akiyama came to Taiwan on 1985 and met with Taiwanese wind music instructors. The trip was to popularize his experience of teaching wind music, and promote founding Republic of China Band Association. For the past 15 years, Mr.Akiyama comes to Taiwan and conducts several concerts many time; his effort to wind music in Taiwan; therefore, we name him as “Father of Taiwan Wind Music.”