Arnd Dolge

Residence: Ellenhausen, Germany

Arnd Dolge was born in Annaberg, a town near the Tschechien border to Germany. As a young boy he practised piano and violin and became a student of the conservatoire of music in Sondershausen with 15 years. Further he studied from 1953 in the famous conservatoires of music in Leipzig and in the former Berlin-West. In 1960 he got an invitation to teach on the Ueno-gakuen-Music University in Tokyo, Japan. Later he taught piano in the music-college in Osaka and became Professor in 1969 as staff member of the Music-College in Atsugi/Tokyo. Back to Germany in 1977, Prof. Dolge did master-classes in piano with the Music-College in Bremen and the University of Coblence/Rhine. He was also engaged as a director of 2 music schools. It was his intention to promote music not only to professionals but also to children and younger people and to spread appreciation of classical music. Recitals and recordings in Asia and Europe with piano solo, chamber music, piano four hands with his wife and as an accompanist supplemented his teachings. About 1990 he started to compose new music with the help of computers only, soon he created the unique term electronicartmusic for his works.