vita

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* 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. After graduating with distinction in historical and contemporary composition from the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin, he is currently continuing his studies in theology and global development in Aachen.

He worked together with some prestigious ensembles like ensemble recherche (Freiburg), Staatskapelle Halle, Ensemble Horizonte Detmold, Sächsische Bläserphilharmonie and Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie Herford.
Maximilian Guth gave several workshops on “Composition and Improvisation as an Expression of Cultural Diversity” in the context of Young Euro Classic in Berlin (2019) and in Contemporary music in schools in Lower Saxony (2018, 2020).

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 (2015 – 2019).

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


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Awards | scholarships

2016

„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

2013

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

2011

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

2009

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

2009

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

2009

IMPULS-prize for orchestral composition Halle (GER)

2009

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