Yuto Hasebe was born in 1984 at Nagoya, Japan. He is an individual artist who is interested in exploring handmade musical instruments and physical string sounds. His works are inspired by natural materials, forms and relationship between nature and human life.

His works has been featured in showcases including ICMC 2018 (Daegu, South Korea), New Media Art Conference (CICA Museum, Gimpo, South Korea), Margaret Guthman Musical Instrument Competition 2018 and 2014 (Georgia Tech, Atlanta, USA), ifva 2015 (Hong Kong Arts Center, Hong Kong), IRCAM Forum 2014 (Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea), WRO Media Art Biennale 2013 (Wrocław, Poland), NIME 2013 (KAIST, Daejeon, South Korea) and SIGGRAPH Asia 2012 (Singapore).

He was honored with the People’s Choice Award Most Unusual Instrument from Margaret Guthman Musical Instrument Competition 2014 (Georgia Tech, Atlanta, USA).