Laure M. Hiendl

DMA student in Composition

Laure M. Hiendl is a composer and performer from Berlin, born and raised in the Bavarian Forest in the south-east of Germany. Teachers/mentors were Beat Furrer in Frankfurt and Roger Reynolds in San Diego. Laure focuses on interdisciplinary performances within a collaborative practice, composition within the realm of non-notated music and durational performances. They is currently writing an opera installation for the musikprotokoll Graz 2016/2017. Larger works include "OFFSHORE," an hour-long piece co-created with video and performance artist Monica Duncan, commissioned and premiered by the International Contemporary Ensemble at Roulette in New York, and "Erwartung und Traumverlust," a short opera about a story by Rynosuke Akutagawa, premiered at the Bockenheimer Depot in Frankfurt. As a pianist they played and recorded Feldman's "For Philip Guston" with Rachel Beetz and Dustin Donahue, and conducted the West Coast premiere of Fausto Romitelli's video opera "An Index of Metals" in San Diego. They also write articles and is working as an editor for MusikTexte in Cologne.