Kawamura graduated from the music theory department of the Seiha
Institute and the NHK Ikuseikai, a famous training ground for professional
musicians in Japan. Kawamura has performed under Japan Foundation
funding in former Soviet Union and Europe. Besides his activity
as a solo performer, he performs and composes in a wide variety
of styles from classical to modem for such groups as the ensemble
"Shakuhachi 1979," the Sankyoku group "Atarashii
Kaze," the shakuhachi, piano and percussion trio "Taigu,"
and the Hogaku Group "Mutsuno wo," and the vocal, guitar
and koto group "Bisha."
He is currently active as an instructor and performer for numerous
Tozan Shakuhachi related organizations.