roland dahinden | composer – performer deutsch  english  kurzbiografie  short  

born 1962 in Zug, Switzerland

studies in trombone, composition and conducting at Musikhochschule Graz (Georg F. Haas),
Scuola di Musica di Fiesole (Vinko Globokar), Wesleyan University Connecticut (Anthony Braxton,
Alvin Lucier) and Birmingham University England (Vic Hoyland)

1989Artist in residence at The A. Guthry Art Centre, Monahan, Ireland
1990Composer fellowship, one year residency in London
1992-95Assistent of Anthony Braxton and Alvin Lucier at Wesleyan University
1994Master of Arts in Music at Wesleyan University
1994-95Scholar in residence at Wesleyan University
1997Artist in residence at the Intermedia Spritzenhaus, Hamburg
1998-2002PhD program in composition at Birmingham University
2002Doctor of Philosophy in Music at Birmingham University
2003prize "Werkjahr" of the art council of the canton Zug, Switzerland
2005The CD 'silberen' picked as one of the 'Top Classical Albums of the Year 2004' by the arts journal The New Yorker

Tour in Persia, CD release FLYING WHITE, String Quartets No. 2 - 5

on Mode Records New York

2007 Prize Musicora for the CD ‚concept of freedom’
2008 Commission by Pro Helvetia, Swiss Arts Council
2009 Composer in Residence at Komponistenforum Mittersill, Austria
2010 Concerts and teaching in China
2011 Concerts and teaching in South Africa and USA
2012 Recording with Anthony Braxton and Hildegard Kleeb in the USA
2013 CD RECALL POLLOCK receives Maximum Award in critic polls                       JAZZ'N'MORE
  Concerts and teaching in Singapore and America
2014 conducted the Symphonie Monoton-Silence of Yves Klein in New York, Milano and Luxembourg
2015 Concerts and teaching in Japan, China and South Africa
  Commission by Pro helvetia, Swiss Arts Council
  conducted the Symphonie Monoton-Silence of Yves Klein in Porto
2016 CD STONES receives Maximum Award in critic polls JAZZ'N'MORE
2017 Commission by Brno Contemporary Music Festival for
100 year anniversary of the Czechoslovakia
2018 CD TALKING WITH CHARLIE release on Hat Hut Records
  CD TALKING WITH CHARLIE receives Maximum Award in critic polls JAZZ’N’MORE

CD LINES release on Hat Hut Records

conducted the Symphonie Monoton-Silence of Yves Klein in Shanghai

concerts and teaching in Czech Republic, South Africa and China

as a trombonist he spezializes in the performance of contemporary music and improvisation/jazz, concerts in various countries of Europe, in America, Africa and Asia. performed with Anthony Braxton, Miles Davis, Pièrre Favre, George Gruntz, Quincy Jones etc.

composers such as Peter Ablinger, Maria de Alvear, Anthony Braxton, John Cage, Peter Hansen, Hauke Harder, Bernhard Lang, Joelle Léandre, Alvin Lucier, Chris Newman, Pauline Oliveros, Hans Otte, Lars Sandberg, Wolfgang von Schweinitz, Daniel Wolf and Christian Wolff wrote especially for him

since 1987 he works in the duo with Hildegard Kleeb

as a composer he collaborated with visual artists Andreas Brandt, Stéphane Brunner, Daniel Buren, Rudolf de Crignis, Philippe Deléglise, Inge Dick, Rainer Grodnick, Lali Johne, Sol LeWitt, Lisa Schiess, Guido Baselgia, with the architects Morger & Degelo, and with the author Eugen Gomringer exhibitions with sound installations and sculptors in Europe and America

CD releases for Leo Records London, Mode Rec. NYC, Hat Hut Basel, Col Legno Vienna, Lovely Music NYC, Black Saint Milano, Creative Works Zurich, Warner Bros. NYC, Zytglogge Berne, Splash Rec. Roma, Klangschnitte Graz, World Music Cologna, Braxton House NYC, Amadeo PloyGram Vienna, MGB Zurich

download as word document