Teruhisa Fukuda was born in 1949 in Nagano Prefecture. He studied under Baizan Nakamura, Kohachirii Miyata and started performing in public in 1986. He not only plays traditional Japanese music like Hitoyo-giri Shakuhachi but also shows great interest in modern music. He is an active participant of a composer's group and has introduced many new pieces in Sumi's BANQUET, Ozaki. Uchikawa & Ban's "San", Doi & Kaneta's "Kaze".