Update: Professorship and a rad little scrolling score video!


I am proud to announce that I will begin teaching as an adjunct-professor at the Hamburger Konservatorium beginning in October 2019. There I will be taking on musicianship courses and focussing my teaching on aural skills/harmony.

On an unrelated note:

Here is a nice little scrolling score video for all those that want to see the absolute attention to detail that musicians put into their recordings. This one was done by  George N. Gianopoulos. Many thanks to him!


Author: Tristan Koester

Tristan Xavier Köster (b. 1993) is a Los Angeles born composer currently living in Hamburg, Germany. Working with ensembles and musicians in predominantly acoustic settings, Tristan is inspired by the abstract emotive capabilities of music and its ability to be radically interpreted by performers and listeners alike. Searching to exhibit a new “colloquial” sound in the contemporary classical medium, Tristan thinks of himself as a musician constantly improvising and searching for an unheard, yet intuitive, way to approach an instrument or ensemble.

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