Doctor of Musical Arts, Conducting, University of California, Los Angeles
Master of Music, Conducting, University of California, Los Angeles
Bachelor of Arts in Music Education, California State University, Los Angeles
Concert Band, Chamber Orchestra, Instrumental Pedagogy, Music Education, Music Appreciation, Athletic Pep Band
Research interests include the wind music of Steven Stucky, development of music education curriculum in third-world countries, and the commissioning of new music for wind band.
In addition to his teaching and conducting duties at CSUB, Dr. Sakomoto maintains an active schedule as a guest conductor, clinician and adjudicator throughout the service region in middle schools, high schools, colleges and universities.