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Gordon Kampe

Gordon Kampe (*1976 in Herne) studied composition with Hans-Joachim Hespos, Adriana Hölszky and Nicolaus A. Huber as well as music and history in Bochum after training as an electrician. He has received several awards, including the Composition Prize of the City of Stuttgarter (2007 and 2011), the Composer Prize of the Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung and the Rome Prize. Since 2017 he is professor of composition at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hamburg. One focus of his work is in the field of vocal music and music theater. The genres here range from experimental forms and piece developments, live radio plays, and music theater for children to opera. Grdon Kampe likes sounds, dance and songs.