Friedhelm Hartmann

Residence: Tel Aviv, Israel

From 1980 to 1985, he studied composition under Udo Zimmermann and piano at the Carl Maria von Weber Academy in Dresden. During the following two years he was an independent artistic employee at the “SEK’D — Studio für elektronische Klangerzeugung Dresden” (Studio for Electronic Sound Generation in Dresden), where he was involved in concerts using live electronics and, in addition, sat in on informatics lectures at the Technical University in Dresden. From 1987 to 1988 he was a master class student under Georg Katzer at the GDR Academy of Arts in Berlin. From 1988 onwards he extended his knowledge of musical electronics at the ICEM (Institute for Computer Music and Electronic Media) in Essen under Dirk Reith and has developed his own computer-aided compositional language “Celsyus”. From 1993 to 1995 he had a DAAD scholarship and carried out research at the University of Tel Aviv under his mentor Yitzhak Sadai into semiotics in electronic music.
From 1995 to 1997 he was secretary of the composer’s league of the society for new music of the “Ruhrgebiet” (GNMR), involved in the organization of concerts and festivals for contemporary and electronic music. He married in 1998, lives in Tel Aviv with his wife and his daughter and, since then, continued to develop and carry out his artistic concept of “Cybermusic”. His compositions have been performed in various countries in and out of Europe.

Date: April 30, 2004

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