Walter Zimmermann

Early studies of oboe, violin, piano; first compositions at the age of 12. Composition studies with Werner Heider in Nuremberg, and pianist in Heider’s Ars nova ensemble, 1968-70. Briefly attended Mauricio Kagel’s New Music Courses in Cologne. Studied simultaneously at the Institute for Sonology (Utrecht) and the Jaap-Kunst Ethnology Centre (Amsterdam) 1970-73. Computer studies in Hamilton USA, 1974; ethnological research, gathering folk music, especially from Native American reservations, 1975-76. Founded Beginner Studio in Cologne 1977; organised concert series there untill 1984. From 1982, composition teacher at the Liège Conservatoire. Taught at Darmstadt Summer Courses (1982-84), at the Royal Conservatoire Den Haag (1988). From 1990, composition teacher in Karlsruhe, visiting professor at Folkwangshochschule (1992-93). From 1993 Professor of Composition at Berlin Academy of the Arts.

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Walter Zimmermann

Schwabach (Bayern, Germany), 1949

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Past concerts

18 Sept 2015
19h00
JohnstonMoosbruggerSzlavnicsTenneyZimmermann
In person
Schwaz (Austria)
15 Marc 2011
20h00
CageTenneyWolffZimmermann
In person
Vancouver (British Columbia, Canada)
10 Marc 2011
20h00
CageTenneyWolffZimmermann
In person
Victoria (British Columbia, Canada)
7 Octo 2010
20h00
Série QB
CageTenneyWolffZimmermann
In person
Montréal (Québec)
28 Marc 2009
16h00
CageTenneyWolffZimmermann
In person
Berlin (Germany)
25 Marc 2009
20h00
CageStieblerZimmermann
In person
Brno (Czech Republic)