Tutor Composition & "Dance & Music"
Born 1979 in Kortrijk/Belgium, living in Berlin. After graduating as an engineer, Stefan Prins studied piano and composition at the Royal Flemish Conservatory in Antwerp, electronic music at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels and Sonology at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague. In 2017 he obtained a PhD in composition at Harvard University under the guidance of Chaya Czernowin & Hans Tutschku. He received several important international awards, such as the Berliner Kunstpreis für Musik, the Kranichsteiner Musikpreis für Komposition and the ISCM Young Composers Award. His music is heavily inspired by contemporary technologies and interdisciplinarity. Stefan Prins is artistic co-director of the Nadar Ensemble and regularly performs (electronics) as an improvising musician, amongst others with the Ministry of Bad Decisions. He’s guest-professor for Composition at the Hochschule für Künste Bern and appointed Professor of Composition and Director of the Hybrid Music Lab at the Hochschule für Musik “Carl Maria Von Weber” Dresden.