photo credit © Markus Wolter

* 1992 in Bielefeld (GER)

Maximilian Guth started composing at the age of 12. Since then, he has studied composition and visited workshops. His teachers include Prof. Dr. Benjamin Lang, Prof. Christoph Hempel, Prof. Tobias Rokahr, Prof. Maria Baptist, Thierry Blandeau and Annette Schlünz.

Maximilian Guth finished his studies of Music in the department of Gifted and Highly Talented Children at the HMTM Hannover in 2009 with distinction. From 2010 to 2017 he has been studied music with composition as his major subject, and furthermore he studied Protestant theology. Since 2017 he is studying Historical and contemporary composition at the Hochschule for music Hanns Eisler Berlin.

He worked together with some prestigious ensembles like ensemble recherche (Freiburg), Staatskapelle Halle, Ensemble Horizonte Detmold, Sächsische Bläserphilharmonie and Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie Herford.

His compositions are inspired by the interaction of different cultures and religions.

Maximilian Guth is the artistic director and composer of the international Asambura-Ensemble (since 2014) and the conductor of the orchestra of the Medical School Göttingen Camerata Medica (since 2015).

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Awards | scholarships


„special prize contemporary music“ at the 9th German orchestral competition of the German Music Council (Deutscher Musikrat) with the youth symphony orchestra Braunschweig (GER) and conductor Knut Hartmann


first prize at the composition contest of the youth symphonic orchestra hannover (founder: Ingo Metzmacher) 


first prize at the international orchestral composition contest grodno (Belarus)


first prize at the orchestral composition contest “15 years music & congress hall Lübeck” (GER)


advancement award at the international composition contest for celesta by the company  Schiedmayer


IMPULS-prize for orchestral composition Halle (GER)


first prize at the first orchestral composition contest Halberstadt (GER)