© Marco Annau

Annau Marco

General Information

Year of Birth:  1971
Date of Birth:  9. December 1971
Place of Birth:  Vienna
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Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation
1998 - 1999

University of Miami: jazz arrangement, film and television composition (Gary Lindsay, Roul Murciano)

2002

graduated in composition with distinction

2005 - 2006

music training with Rai Santisi

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
1999 - 2001

Freddy Gigele's assistant

2004

Comedy Band Frau Neumann: composition, band leader, keyboard player

2005

composition for the music cabaret "Lauter Stars"

2006

Pillichsdorf: pianist in the musical Jesus Christ Superstar

2007

founder and director of the jazz orchestra

2010

ever since head of the Bluethner piano school (department for adults)

media composer for ORF, TW1 and advertising agencies

compositions for television, theater, documentaries and jazz ensembles

focus on his development as a pianist

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation
1998

scholarship for a year abroad at the University of Miami, USA

2004

project sponsorship

2005

scholarship for jazz piano studies in Miami

2014

Eurpean world music Charts, #13 with "Aşk"

Description of Style

as musician: World, Jazz, Pop Pianist and Soundtüftler, Improvisator
as composer and producer: Mit Entwicklungselementen der Komposition und des Arrangements in unkonventienelles Terrain vordringen und dabei die rohe Wucht des gelebten Ausdrucks als wesentlichen Antrieb nutzen.

Press Reviews

2006
Marco Annau delivered a strong solo with lots of melodic lines [...]
Berklee Journal (Roger Brown)

2016

Marco Annau verbindet Orient und Okzident in seiner Musik. Der Pianist schreibt der Sängerin Özlem Bulut weltmusikalische Popsongs.

Samir H. Köck (Die Presse)

Discography, Projects

discography

  • (2010) "Bulut"- Özlem Bulut Band
  • (2014)  "Aşk" - Özlem Bulut Band
  • (2014) "Ein Vogel wollte Hochzeit machen" Musik zum Kinderbuch, Annette Betz Verlag
  • (2019) "Urban Native"- Marco Annau

 

music for movie and documentary film

  • (2008) "Architektuer der Erinnerung, Die Denkmäler des Bogdan Bogdanović" von  Reinhard Seiß
  • (2013) "Häuser für Menschen" von Reinhard Seiß
  • (2018) "Das versunkene Dorf" von Georg Lembergh

Contact, Links

Language:  German, English
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