Christoph Schöpsdau

 


Training
Studied at the Manhattan School of Music New York and the Frankfurt College of Music (jazz composition, jazz piano, teaching post). Qualified piano teacher and II state examination for teaching at secondary schools

Pedagogic activities
Lecturer at the Frankfurt Musikwerkstatt - FMW
Juror for "Jugend jazzt"
Lecturer for jazz choir with the Hessen and Swabian Singer Association

Artistic activities
Work with various jazz/rock formations; productions with a number of artists including Randy Brecker, Jiggs Wigham, Barbara Dennerlein, Bill Ramsay, Silvia Droste, Anke Engelke.
Keyboarder in the variety orchestra of Tigerpalast Frankfurt.

Compositions/Arrangements
For various ensembles, including HR Big Band, Frankfurt Jazz Big Band, Bill Ramsey & Sultans of Swing, Radio Symphony Orchestra Warsaw, Berlin Voices, Jazz Choir of the German Singer Association, Police Orchestra Rhineland-Palatinate.
Natalie: "Fight to Win (with R. Witte), hymns on the ski-jumping season 2001 Title melody and jingles for HR 2's "Campus"

Awards
1. Prize in the composer competition of the HR Big Band
Frequent awards in "Jugend jazzt"
1. Prize in the music competition Rock/Pop of the City of Heppenheim

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Christoph Schöpsdau
Finkenweg 2 d
64380 Roßdorf
Phone +49 (0) 6154 6386328
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