Andreas Kissenbeck

Andreas Kissenbeck is a hammond organist, pianist, keyboarder, composer and arranger. He is a lecturer at the universty of music and performing arts Munich (Germany) (former Muenster (Germany), Hannover (Germany), Wuerzburg (Germany), Detmold (Germany), Osnabrueck (Germany)). He did his doctorate in jazz theory. His teaching subjects are jazz piano, arranging, composing, harmony and ear training.

Musical Achievements

  • Concerts, festivals and tours worldwide
  • Performances with renowned artists (e.g. Benny Bailey, Bobby Shew, Jiggs Whigham, Tony Lakatos, Peter Weniger, Torsten Goods, etc.)
  • Selected by the journal Jazzthing for the series “Next Generation”  
  • Newcomer-prize of the Süddeutsche Zeitung (renowned newspaper of Southern Germany)
  • Scholarship Freistaat Bayern
  • 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