André Cezanne

classical guitar

phone +49 (0)6154/8018950

2014  start of his project „guitar music in social institutions“ in Darmstadt (Germany)

2013  journey to the savanna of Central Brasil (Chapada dos Veadeiros)

2009  formation of the acoustic Band „Vermicelli et les Vagamondes“ and recording of the CD „Lunchlovelife“

2007  birth of his son Serge

2006  marriage with Susanne Seidenstücker

2005  concert tour to Argentine (a. o. Buenos Aires, Córdoba) with music by Astor Piazzolla accompaning the Dance Group „Ensemble Argentino“

2005  foundation of the „guitaromanie-projekt“ to perform and record the guitar solo and chamber music of the classical and romantic period (with Timo Jouko Herrmann, Ronny Rickfelder, Monika Scholand und Olaf Van Gonnissen)

2002  3rd Prize winner at the competion for modern composition of the Panta-Rhei-Festival in Würzburg (Germany)

2002  premiere of his composition „Zwei Kastanien − Nachruf auf meine Großmutter“ at the Semperoper, Dresden

2000  studies of modern composition at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Mannheim, with Prof. Ulrich Leyendecker

2000  3rd Prize winner at the first competion for modern composition for the guitar

2000  journey to New York und New England on the traces of Charles E. Ives

1999  Johann-Vaillant-Prize for Composition of Bergischen Gesellschaft für Neue Musik

1997  premiere of his composition „Acheron“ after a poem by Gottfried Benn in the Royal Festival Hall, London, during the „Park Lane Group − New Years Series“ by Geraldine McGreevy and Stefan Hladek

1996  masterclasses with Alvaro Pierri and Wulf Grossmann

1994  premiere of his composition „Answered?“ − Hommage a Ch. Ives in Berlin and Braunschweig by the brass ensemble „Brasspartout“ under the direction of Hermann Bäumer

1994  journey to the ancient cities of the Maya on Yucatán (Mexico)

1993  private guitar lessons with Walter Schumacher-Löffler

1990  start of his teaching at several music schools in South Germany (for instance the Peter-Cornelius-Conservatory, Mainz)

1986  guitar lessons with Tilman Hoppstock

1985  studies of music at the Akademie für Tonkunst, Darmstadt (Germany), with main subject Classical Guitar with Wilfried Senger and Olaf Van Gonnissen (Frankfurt Guitar Duo)

1983  private guitar lessons with Wilfried Halter, studies of musicology at the Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-University, Frankfurt/Main

1982  private guitar lessons with Matthias Dammann

1980  guitar lessons at the Dr. Hoch's Conservatory, Frankfurt/Main, a. o. with Helmut Oesterreich

1979  journey to the ancient cities of Greece (Akropolis, Delphi)

1977  first guitar lessons

1963  born in Frankfurt/Main (Germany), grown up in Mörfelden-Walldorf (near Frankfurt)