Arnulf Herrmann, Composer
Date of birth: 12.12.1968
Place of birth: Heidelberg
Working languages: German, English, French
- 2010 Composer's Prize from the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation
- 2008 Förderpreis Musik (of the Kunstpreis Berlin)
- 2008 Scholarship for the Villa Massimo in Rome
- From WS 2006
In addition to lecturing in composition, teacher of instrumentation at the Academy of Music (AoM) Hanns Eisler in Berlin
Winner of the International Rostrum of Composers 2006 in the category “General”, with the ensemble piece Terzenseele (2005)
- October 2005
Composition commission for the Ensemble Intercontemporain. Selected by the biennial Comité de Lecture of the Ensemble Intercontemporain and IRCAM/Paris.
- From SS 2004
Lecturer in composition as a major at the AoM Hanns Eisler in Berlin
Scholarship holder for the first international composition seminars of the Ensemble Modern and the Allianz Cultural Foundation.
- From WS 2003
Lecturer at the AoM Hanns Eisler, Berlin
Kompositionspreis der Landeshauptstadt Stuttgart
Hanns Eisler Prize for composition
- SS 2001
Lecture series at the University of the Arts (UoA) Berlin on composition techniques in French music since 1970.
- Oct. 2000 - Sept. 2002
Supplementary degree in composition under Hanspeter Kyburz at AoM Hanns Eisler Berlin.
Musicology (Diplom) under Jörg Mainka
- Oct. 2000 (WS)
TU Berlin Electronic Studio: lectureship for composition students at the UoA
- Sept. 2000 GRAZ
Scholarship holder for the ensemble academy Impuls for contemporary music
- Oct. 99 - June 2000 IRCAM, Cursus de composition et d'informatique Musicale
DAAD Postgraduate scholarship for participation in the one-year IRCAM composition course Composition and New Technologies.
- Sept. 98 University of the Arts Berlin
Start of the supplementary degree (Meisterschüler) in composition under F. Goldmann.
Major degree in musicology under H. Fladt and G. Neuwirth.
- Nov. 98 - Sept. 99 TU Berlin Electronic Studio
Tutor with teaching duties for composition students at the UoA Berlin
- Oct. 96 - June 98 University of the Arts Berlin
Diplom in composition under F. Goldmann.
Start of Meisterklasse/supplementary degree under F. Goldmann
- Oct. 95 - June 96 Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris
Composition studies under G. Grisey and E. Nuñes. Orchestration under M. A. Dalbavie and electronic music under L. Naon.
Participant in the Erasmus programme for European students.
- Oct. 93 - June 95 Musikhochschule C. M. v. Weber, Dresden
Composition studies under W. Krätzschmar, musicology studies under J. Herchet and piano studies under A. Zenzipér.
- Oct. 89 - June 93 Richard Strauss Conservatorium Munich
Piano exam under G. Sieber, bassoon studies under R. Popp.
Additional private composition and theory lessons.
Collaboration with various leading international ensembles, including the Ensemble Modern,
the Klangforum Wien and the Ensemble Intercontemporain. Performances at festivals in Germany and abroad, such as Wien Modern, Donaueschinger Musiktage, Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik, Ultraschall Berlin, Eclat Stuttgart, Musica Straßburg etc.