Stefan Keller
composer

Currently Freelance composer in Berlin
Teaching
10.2016 - 3.2017 Head of Klangzeitort, institute for contemporary music of the Berlin University of Arts and the Berlin Academy of Music Hanns Eisler, as a substitute for Prof. Wolfgang Heiniger
2006 - 2016 Teaching assignment for orchestration, analysis, harmony, ear training and counterpoint at the Berlin Academy of Music Hanns Eisler
2004 - 2006 Workshops at Klangzeitort, the institute for contemporary music Berlin: Introduction in Lisp and Common Music for composers
Prizes and Awards
2.-5. 2018 Pro Helvetia Residency in Mumbai, India
8.-9. 2017 Residency at the Villa Schoeck in Brunnen, Switzerland
2017 Composition grant of the Senate of Berlin
2014 Composition grant of the Senate of Berlin
9.2012 - 8.2013 DAAD fellowship, Mumbai
2011 International Composition Seminar 2011 of the Ensemble Modern, Frankfurt
2011 Award of the CAA (Contemporary Arts Alliance) Berlin
2010 'Tremplin 2010' commission of the Ensemble Intercontemporain Paris
4.2009 - 9.2009 Residence award from the Senate of Berlin at the Cité des Arts, Paris
4.2008-3.2009 Nafög-award
2007 'Startup'-prize of the 'Förderverein der HfM Hanns Eisler'
2006 1st Prize in the Hanns Eisler Prize for Sextett
2006 Residence award at the Künstlerhaus Lukas, Ahrenshoop
2005 1st Prize in the Hanns Eisler Prize for immer da
2004 'Kompositionspreis der Landeshauptstadt Stuttgart' for Streichquartett
2004 2nd Prize in the Hanns Eisler Prize for Neues Ensemble Stück
2003 3rd Prize in the Hanns Eisler Prize for Stück für Oboe solo
2002 1st Prize in the Competition of the Swiss Youth Symphony Orchestra for Stück für Orchester
2000, 2001, 2003 Study Prizes of the 'Schweizerischer Tonkünstlerverein' for Composition
Education
since 2013 Regular stays in Mumbai; studies in Tabla with Aneesh Pradhan, in North Indian classical vocal with Dhruba Ghosh
9.2012 - 8.2013 DAAD fellowship, Mumbai; studies in Tabla with Aneesh Pradhan, in North Indian classical vocal with Dhruba Ghosh
9.2008 - 3.2009 Cursus at the Ircam, Paris
2006 -2012 Lessons in tabla with Prof. Dr. Gert-Matthias Wegner in Berlin
2002-2007 Berlin Academy of Musik Hanns Eisler: composition with Hanspeter Kyburz, music theory with Jörg Mainka, electronic music with Wolfgang Heiniger
2002-2004 Utrecht school of the Arts: Postgraduate Diploma in Oboe with Ernest Rombout
2001-2002 Music Academy Basel: Studies in Composition with Hanspeter Kyburz
1998 Practical Training in the Zurich Opera House Orchestra
1995-2002 Musikhochschule Zürich (Zurich University of the Arts): orchestra diploma and teaching diploma in Oboe with Peter Fuchs (1995-1999), concert (postgraduate) diploma in Oboe with Simon Fuchs (2000-2002), studies in composition with Hans Ulrich Lehmann and Gerald Bennett (1997-1999), secondary major in composition studies with Michael Jarrell (1999-2001)

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