Timo Ruttkamp

Residence: Köln, Germany

Born in Hagen (Germany), Timo Ruttkamp studied composition and electronic composition with York Höller and Hans Ulrich Humpert at Hochschule für Musik in Cologne. He passed additional studies in Paris with Frédéric Durieux and at McGill University in Montréal. His honours include several scholarships and prizes for composition (e.g., Bernd-Alois-Zimmermann-Preis of the city of Cologne 2008). Timo Ruttkamp composed music for solo instruments, chamber ensembles and orchestra, for electronics (tape) and also film music for short films. His works have been conducted/performed by Johannes Kalitzke, Denys Bouliane, Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken/Kaiserslautern, Österreichisches Ensemble für Neue Musik (OENM), klangwerkstatt weimar and his music has been recorded/broadcasted by the German radio (WDR, SWR, SR). Timo Ruttkamp currently lives in Cologne.

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