Prof. Wolfgang Heiniger

  • Born 1964 in Basel, Switzerland
  • Drums studies with Siegfried Schmidt as well as composition and electroacoustic studies with Thomas Kessler at University of Music Basel
  • 1991, scholarship from the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics at Stanford University USA
  • Performer, interpreter and sound director at concerts and festivals in Europe, South America and Asia
  • Artistic Director and Curator at various festivals and concert series
  • Compositional focus on live electronic and scenic music as well as instrumental music and music for dance theater, stage and film
  • Author of various publications on intermedia music
  • From 1994 to 2001, Head of Course for Audio Design at University of Music Basel
  • Since 2001, Professor for Intermedia Composition at Hanns Eisler School of Music Berlin, Director of Klangzeitort Institute for New Music