Matthias SpindlerPhoto © Rainer Maillard

Compofactur is operated by Matthias Spindler (*1963). Since 1970 he is skilled with a constantly growing whitespread musical experience in theory and practice whether front-of-stage, onstage or backstage.

Vita Musica

  • Elementary Musical Training (M. Willand)
  • Piano Lessons (G. Loeffler, E. Lang†)
  • Pianist in Youth Big Band (W. Emmenecker)
  • Training Course in Improvisation (Stephan Wunderlich)
  • Organist/Pianist/Marching Drummer (HMusKorps 10)
  • Studies (Historical Musicology – Systematic Musicology – Philosophy)
    (Wolfgang Dömling, Constantin Floros, Hans Joachim Marx, Eberhard Müller-Arp, Peter Petersen – Andreas Beurmann†, Elisabeth Haselauer, Heinz-Josef Herbort†, Vladimír Karbusický†, Egmont Köhler†, Lutz Lesle, György Ligeti†, Hans-Peter Reinecke†, Helmut Rösing, Albrecht Schneider, Wolfgang Thies, Peter Niklas Wilson† – Christos Axelos†, Wolfgang Beßner, Wolfgang Detel, Gerd Graßhoff, Josef Meran, Klaus Oehler, Herbert Schnädelbach, John Stopford)
  • Drum Lessons (Mark Nauseef)
  • Drummer (e.g.: »Medien Märkte Meinungen« feat. Detlef Diederichsen, Hans Nieswandt, Christian Kellersmann, Christoph Bunke)
  • Manager/Producer (e.g.: »The Rockets« feat. Geff Harrison, Hannes Bauer, Bernd Schulz, Zappo Lüngen, Roy Dyke)
  • Piano Player (solo & accompanist)
  • Arranger/Composer/Producer (e.g.: »MinZer« w/ Uli Pahlke†)
  • Session Musician (»The Plexitones«)
  • Managing Editor/Editor (PianoMAG, PianoDepesche)
  • Freelance Music Critic (e.g.: Hamburger Morgenpost)
  • Author (e.g.: KdG, MGG/Personenteil, Berliner Festwochen)
  • Lecturer in History of Music (Hamburger Mozarteum)
  • Vice President & Webeditor »B.F.P. Bundesverband Freischaffender Pianisten e.V. (Deutscher Pianistenverband)«
  • Judge (DRMV, Steinway Förderpreis Klassik, Steinway Klavierspiel-Wettbewerb)
  • Recording CoOrdinator/Executive Producer (Deutsche Grammophon/A&R)
  • Compofactur