Martin 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. Martin focuses on interdisciplinary performances within a collaborative practice, composition within the realm of non-notated music and durational performances. He 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 he played and recorded Feldman's "For Philip Guston" with Rachel Beetz and Dustin Donahue and he conducted the west-coast premiere of Fausto Romitelli's video opera "An Index of Metals" in San Diego. He wrote articles and is working as an editor for the MusikTexte in Cologne.
Laure M. Hiendl
DMA student in Composition