Andreas Kissenbeck

Andreas Kissenbeck (Prof. Dr. phil) is a  pianist, hammond organist, composer and arranger as well as a musicologist and pedagogue. He teaches at the universty of music and performing arts Munich (Germany) (former Muenster (Germany), Hannover (Germany), Wuerzburg (Germany), Detmold (Germany), Osnabrueck (Germany)). His teaching subjects are jazz piano, arranging, composing, harmony, ear training, ensemble and jazz education.

Musical Achievements

  • Concerts, festivals and tours worldwide
  • Performances with renowned artists (e.g. Malcolm Duncan, Greg L. May, Benny Bailey, Bobby Shew, Jiggs Whigham, John Marshall, Jimmy Wormworth, Tony Lakatos, Peter Weniger, Torsten Goods, etc.)
  • Selected by the journal Jazzthing for the series “Next Generation”  
  • Jazz prize of the Süddeutsche Zeitung (renowned newspaper of Southern Germany)
  • Radio and TV broadcasts, CD-recordings
  • Publications of compositions & arrangements

References as a Lecturer/Teacher

  • Book publication Jazztheorie I 
  • Book publication Jazztheorie II 
  • Book publication Arrangieren
  • Tutorial author for the newspaper
  • Doctorate in jazz theory (grade: magna cum laude)
  • Runner up for a professorship at th HdpK (german music university)
  • Degree in education
  • Lecturing at six german music universities
  • Long standing experience in teaching at secondary schools, music schools as well as music colleges
Andreas Kissenbeck is endorsed by Uhl Instrumnets and plays Uhl X3 Organ