MoritzLaßmann | Composer


About me


  • born on December 10th 1987 in Weinheim (Bergstraße)
  • 1998 - 2007 violin classes with Monica Brecht, Jugendmusikschule Überwald-Weschnitztal, since 2006 also viola classes
  • since 2003 Work on own compositions; Arrangements and compositions for the school orchestra, various associations and private persons
  • 2004 - 2008 Member of the viola section of the Collegium Musicum Bergstraße under the direction of Volker Seitz and Michael Kopylevych
  • 2006 - 2007 Piano classes with Anna Korbut
  • 2007 - 2008 Pre-College (SVA) at the music school Darmstadt, violin and viola classes with Regine Neubert
  • First violin in the Stamitz-Orchestera Mannheim under the direction of Prof. Klaus Eisenmann and the Starkenburg Philharmoniker, Viernheim, under the direction of Günther Stegmüller
  • 2009 Studies of Instrumental and Voice pedagogy (IGP), majoring in Viola with Hiltrud Hampe, at Dr. Hoch's Konservatorium in Frankfurt/ Germany
  • since 2010 Refocusing of studies around Composition classes (KA) with Claus Kühnl at Dr. Hoch’s Conservatory. Compositions and arrangements for chamber music, orchestra and short films
  • since 2011 Composition and music theory lessons for adolescents
  • Scholarship student of the Richard Wagner scholarship foundation 2013
  • Participant of the 1. Düsseldorfer composers fair 2013
  • 1. Price at the "call for scores" competition by the Bowling Green State University Ensemble in Ohio, 2014/15, for "In die Ferne" - Hommage à Giacinto Scelsi
  • 2015 two of his compositions were chosen for US-American concert series: Trifle for bassoon solo - Fifteen-Minutes-of-Fame and Medium for violin and grand piano - Aquila Summer Concert Series in Greeley, Colorado.
  • since April 2015 Composition classes (BA) at the University of Music Karlsruhe with Professor Markus Hechtle
  • 3rd prize at the 4th international Composition Competition of the City of Homburg/Saar 2015, for his composition Groteske for alto saxophone and orchestra
  • 2016 his composition Trifle for clarinet solo was chosen for an US-american concert series of the ensemble A Very Small Consortium
  • 2017 Bachelor degree Composition (Bachelor of Music) at the University of Music in Karlsruhe/GERMANY with Professor Markus Hechtle
  • 2017 his composition Threnos for viola solo was chosen for the contemporary music festival "Sound Space" in Saratow/RUSSIA
  • Sholarship student of the MozartLabor 2017 in Würzburg/GERMANY
  • 2018 Winner of the Miniature Moth Of May, a Call for Scores by the us-American clarinetist Emily Mehigh for one miniature for clarinet solo
  • 2018 his composition Toccata for harpsichord solo was chosen for the 27. International Review of Composers in Belgrade/SERBIA
  • First publications at Friedrich Hofmeister Musikverlag and Jetelina Musikverlag
  • 2018/19: Scholarship of the Landesgraduiertenförderung Baden-Württemberg
  • 2019 Master degree Composition (Master of Music) at the University of Music in Karlsruhe/GERMANY with Professor Markus Hechtle
  • 2019 - 2021 Solistenexamen at the University of Music in Karlsruhe/GERMANY with Professor Markus Hechtle
  • 2019 his composition Verwandlung for instruments and continuo was chosen for an australian concert series of the contemporary sextet Concept
  • 2020 1. prize at the Hölderlin Composition Competition of the Literarischen Gesellschaft Karlsruhe for his song Das Angenehme dieser Welt ....
  • 2020 his composition Epigram for violoncello solo was choosen for an online project of the US-american ensemble reNew.
  • 2020 sholarship of the Freundeskreises of the University of Music Karlsruhe/GERMANY
  • 2021 Completion of soloist exam in composition at the University of Music Karlsruhe/GERMANY with Professor Markus Hechtle
  • 2021 Commissioned composition for the music competition of the Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft im BDI (Cultural Association of German Business)
  • since October 2021 Lectureship for Instrumentation and Notation at the University of Music Karlsruhe
  • 2022 Scholarship of the GEMA (Neustart Kultur)
  • 2022 Scholarship of the Deutscher Musikrat, DMR (Neustart Kultur)
  • 2022 Nominee BEST ORIGINAL SCORE (Short) at the International Sound & Film Music Festival in Samobor/Croatia for Mortimer and the Vanishings
  • 2023 Nominee BEST MUSIC COMPOSER AWARD at the Indepentend Days International Filmfest in Karlsruhe/GERMANY for Mortimer and the Vanishings
  • Master Classes - among others with Dieter AmmannNikolaus BrassChaya CzernowinDietrich EichmannArnulf HerrmannJochen KuhnRebecca SaundersJohannes Schöllhorn and Manos Tsangaris

Moritz Laßmann © 2024 • impressum

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