Dirk Amrein was born in Degerfelden, Germany in 1969. He studied at Hochschule für Musik in Basel with Heinrich Huber and Hochschule für Musik in Cologne with Michel Becquet. In addition, he studied privately under Denis Wick in London. Master classes include studies with Joseph Alessi, Branimir Slokar, and Malte Burba, and others.
He has played in many major orchestras under conductors Claudio Abbado, Riccardo Chailly, Sir Neville Marriner, Franz Welser-Möst, András Schiff, Eliahu Inbal, Pierre Boulez, and Jürg Henneberger. In addition, he has played countless first creations as a soloist and a chamber musician.
He has also worked with some of the most influential composers of our time, such as Karlheinz Stockhausen, John Cage, Pierre Boulez, Helmut Lachenmann, Jürg Wyttenbach, Peter Eötvös, Georg Friedrich Haas, Olga Neuwirth, Luciano Berio, and Wolfgang Rihm.
As a crossover artist he has worked together with the Swiss Jazz Orchestra, Jim McNeely, George Gruntz, Pepe Lienhard, Steamboat Switzerland, Gustav, and Christoph Baumann Large Orchestra.
Through his command of a variety of instruments and styles he is able to perform very unconventional concerts. For example, he has played recitals on 5 different instruments per performance. He has also collaborated in many improvisational multimedia pieces with artist Wolfgang Froese. In addition, he has combined his talents to create artworks together with Marc Yeats from England, including new pieces for electronics and computer.
He has toured extensively with various musicians in a variety of venues throughout Europe, The United States, Mexico, Australia, Russia and China. In 2009-11 he toured with pianist Jürg Henneberger to Malaysia, Singapore, Mexico, Indonesia ,Thailand ,Phillippines and The United States.
How did you hear about the Jazz Network? Please give full name of contact
invitation from jaja
What Instrument do you play?
What is your website address? Only websites that pertain to your business and how you can be contacted.
Contact Jaijai today at: email@example.com to learn how you can be the featured artist and other ways to promote your artistry, artist & business right here in The Jazz Network Worldwide! Join us today and become a lifetime member and a part of our family of jazz for $5.00 through the end of the year!
Support The Jazz Network Worldwide
Click the image to give us your ideas for great festivals, events, fundraisers, sponsors, investors, etc. Let's combine our databases to bring us all to the next level of networking!
The Jazz Network reserves the right to approve, decline or ban membership at anytime without notice at its own discretion.
THE JAZZ NETWORK WORLDWIDE IS AN ORIGINAL ENTITY AND SOLE PROPRIETOR AND HAS NEVER PARTNERED OR AFFILIATED ITSELF WITH ANY OTHER JAZZ NETWORK THAT EXISTS THAT HAS A SIMILAR INTERFACE TO OUR ORIGINAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES, LAYOUT, ADVERTISEMENTS AND GRAPHIC DESIGN.