Improvisation course. Tilo Augsten

03.05.2023 – 05.05.2023
at 10:00
C-405, A-404

TILO AUGSTEN (Hochschule für Musik und Theater “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy” Leipzig, Germany)
3 & 5 May @10.00-12.00 & 13.00-15.00 in C-405
4 May @10.00-12.00 & 13.00-15.00 in A-404

Tilo Augsten studied piano and improvisation with Josef Christof, Peter Jarchow and Ralf Rank at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Leipzig. On the educational side he covered lectureships for improvisation in Trossingen, Dresden, Berlin, Tallin and Vilnius. Furthermore, he initiated the “Leipzig Improvisation Competition” and the “Leipziger Courses for Improvisation”. Currently Augsten leads the department of improvisation and ballet correpetition at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Leipzig.

The award-winning piano-improviser extensively worked with dancers and as pianist for silent movies, which stretched out on collaborations with numerous choreographers and dance companies i.e. Eduardo Rivero-Walker (Havanna), Johannes Bönig, Paul Mellies (Dresden), Debra Knapp (Los Angeles), Edward Arckless (Paris), Thom Clower and Hubbard Street Dance Company (Chicago), Pamela Nagel (New York), Holger Bey, Ingo Reulecke (Berlin), Irina Pauls and Sebastian Weber (Leipzig) as well as with such renowned musicians as Conny Bauer,  Peter Jarchow, Friedrich Schenker, Sandra Kreisler (Berlin), Bertl Mütter, Topsy Küppers (Wien), Gundolf Nandicco (Leipzig), George Cremashi (New York) and Hartmut Dorschner (Dresden).