Volker Ignaz Schmidt biography

Volker Ignaz Schmidt


1971 –


Who is Volker Ignaz Schmidt?

Volker Ignaz Schmidt is a composer of contemporary music.

Volker Ignaz Schmidt started composing in 1986 and has been a member of different rock and jazz bands playing piano, keyboards, trumpet as well as song writing.

He has been studying harmony, counterpoint, form and orchestration since 1993. Since 1995 he has studied composition privately with Franklin Cox, Bernd Asmus, Jan Kopp and John Palmer. In 2001 he started composing his own music. Until now Volker Ignaz Schmidt has composed several solo works for piano, cello, violin, flute, clarinet and trombone, a duo for two double-basses, a string trio, vocal pieces for female voices, songs and several works for chamber ensembles. Schmidt worked with performers like Solisten, New York Miniaturist Ensemble, Franklin Cox and Trio Mondala. His works have been performed in Germany, Mexico, Russia & USA.

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May 26, 1971
  • Germany

on July 23, 2013


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