Hannes Seidl (1977) was born in Bremen. Between 1988 and 2003, he studied Composition with Nicolaus A. Huber and Thomas Neuhaus on the Folkwang Academy in Essen, as well as with Beat Furrer on the University of Arts Graz in the frame of the DAAD scholarship.
Among other, he created works on IRCAM (Paris), in ZKM (Karlsruhe), in the electronic studio of AdK (Berlin) and in IEM (Graz). He received numerous awards and was scholarship awardee of Darmstadt Summer Courses for New Music, scholarship holder of Academy of Arts Berlin and DAAD. He received the first price on the competition on Impulse 2005 and composition competition of Bremen Landesmusikrat 2006.
Hannes Seidl developed his pieces with numerous renowned ensembles like Ensemble Modern, KNM Berlin, Ensemble Mosaik, Klangforum Wien or the New Vocal Soloists Stuttgart. His compositions were presented, among others, on Donaueschinger Musiktagen, Ultraschall-Festival Berlin, Festival Ultima Oslo, on steirischen herbst Graz, ECLAT und Warschauer Herbst.
Since 2008 he works together with the video artist Daniel Kötter, with whom he developed music theater, among others, „Freizeitspektakel“, 2013 – 2016, Trilogie “Ökonomien des Handelns - KREDIT, RECHT, LIEBE”, installations, short movies and radio plays.
In 2016 Hannes Seidl initiated the internet radio project “Good Morning Deutschland” which since then broadcasts multilingual radio from Frankfurt und Stuttgart, made by and for the refugees.
Hannes Seidl lives in Frankfurt a. M.
As of January 2018