Alexander Held Vita

Alexander Held, geb. 25. Februar 1992 in München

2020 –  2022 Electronic composition with Michael Beil at HfMT Cologne (Master of Music)

2016 – 2020 Composition studies at the Manhattan School of Music, New York, USA, under Professor Reiko Füting (Bachelor of Music)

2019 – 2020 Advanced Electronic Music with Prof. Adamczyk, Manhattan School of Music 

2018 – 2019 Private individual instruction with Prof. David Adamcyk and Prof. Taylor Brooks in Open Music and Max 

2011 – 2016 Private individual instruction in composition with Dieter Dolezel, Munich, Aural training with Daniel Schulz, Munich, Piano with Peter Kütt, Munich. 

Professional Training: 
2011 – 2016 Technical Sound Engineer training in Munich at Deutsche Pop Academy

2018 Darmstadt Summer Courses COSIMA Ircam Workshop and presentation of his first Interactive Audio Installation 

2019 Performance of Goho Ol Ollog at the Lincoln Center in Manhattan, New York 

2019 Participant in Zodiac Festival, France 

2019 Participant in Ostrava Festival, Czech Republic 2019 Autumn one-week tour with the „Apply Triangle“ ensemble commissioned by the Manhattan School of Music with performances in Germany (Magdeburg, Leipzig, Dresden, Weimar) 2nd place in the Manhattan School of Music’s internal orchestral competition

2nd place in the Manhattan School of Music’s internal orchestral competition

German – native language
English – fluent in both spoken and written 
Basic knowledge of Italian, French, Spanish

Masterclasses: Darmstadt 2018:

Ostrava 2019:

Zoom Classes: