CV Feddersen


1966 *Hamburg
1972 piano training

Studies in composition
with Ulrich Leyendecker and Manfred Stahnke at Hochschule für Musik, Hamburg
1997-98 with Nils Vigeland at Manhattan School of Music, New York

Artistic work
concerts in Europe, USA, Latin America / broadcasts on SDR, NDR, Dlf Kultur, BR
1992 foundation of the composers group katarakt
2000 portrait concert NDR
2003 portrait concert Freie Akademie der Künste Hamburg
Composer in Residence at Festival internacional de música contemporánea, Bogotá, Colombia
2005-22 Founder and artistic director of klub katarakt, a festival for experimental music and audiovisual art located at Kampnagel in Hamburg. klub katarakt presents music of its members as well as of local and international guests
2006-22 Member of Nelly Boyd, a composers‘ collective that performs – apart from their own pieces – repertoire pieces and commissions by composers which are inspiring and exemplary to them. Concerts and recordings with Phill Niblock, Alvin Lucier, Christian Wolff, Rhys Chatham.
2012-22 Focus on spatial compositions, pure tuning, overtones.
2018-22 Elaboration of concepts of collective composing

2023 Musikfonds composition grant
2022 Musikfonds grant for the development of a spacial concert installation
2021 GEMA grant: research on the piano’s reverberation influenced by the sostenuto pedal
2021 FEB grant for the development of a method of collective composing
2020 reload grant from the Bundes-Kulturstiftung with Nelly Boyd
2015 Kulturbehörde Hamburg: travel/residency grant New York
2008 Composer in Residence of the french-german Academy Opus XXI, Avignon
2007 Bach Prize Scholarship Hamburg
2001 Residency at Künstlerhaus Lukas
1999 Residency at the Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow
1998 Nicolas Flagello Award, NYC
1996 1st prize in the composition competition Hitzacker