Laure M. Hiendl

DMA student in Composition

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.