Andrea Neumann, piano, inside piano, composition, was born in 1968 in Freiburg. She studied classical piano at the Hochschule der Künste, Berlin. Since 1995 Andrea Neumann has been active primarily as musician and composer in the fields of new music and experimental music. She has been significantly involved in the formation and development of the “echtzeitmusik” scene in Berlin, which borders on fields as varied as noise, electronica, contemporary composed music, performance and sound art. She has engaged in intensive cooperation in the mixed border areas between composition and improvisation, between electronic and hand-made music, between instrumental and performative music with ensembles like Les Femmes Savantes, Phosphor, Splitter Orchestra. She has co-organized “Labor Sonor”, a series for experimental music, film and performance in Berlin since 2000.
Co-Editor of ”echtzeitmusik berlin selbstbestimmung einer szene”, Wolke Verlag 2011; concert and festival performances in Europa, USA, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Russia, Australia, Taiwan and Japan; lecture ships for experimental music at Universtät der Künste Berlin (2013) and University Potsdam (2014); residencies at EMS (electronic music studio, Stockholm); counterflows in Glasgow, Villa Aurora in Los Angeles and others; workshops in Los Angeles, Mexico City, Taipei, Tainan, Porto, Oslo, Brussels, Brno, Stockholm, Hamburg and Berlin; commissions from Deutschlandfunk, Bayerischer Rundfunk, MDR Leipzig, Wittener Tage für Neue Kammermusik, EMS Stockholm, Nyy Musikk Oslo; Prix Ars Electronica for the Video-Performance “Videobrücke Berlin – Stockholm” in collaboration with Sabine Ercklentz.
As of January 2018