about

Renard A. Aust

study composition
with paul m. van brugge, klaas de vries, rené uijlenhoet and gustavo beytelmann at codarts (2001 – 2005, cum laude)
and with rainer lischka and marko lackner at hochschule für musik ‚carl maria von weber‘ dresden (2005 – 2007, sehr gut)

commissioned works for
rotterdam philharmonic orchestra, doelenensemble, metropole orchestra, david kweksilber big band, Spoken Saxophone Quartet, codarts symphonic jazz orchestra (csjo – seasons 2005 – 2008), tango extremo, kumi kondo (cello), amy horvey (trumpet), choir of the national ensemble ‚philip kutev‘ (bulgaria) and others…

premieres at dordrecht cello festival 2005, sofia music weeks 2007 & 2009 and jazz international rotterdam 2008, performances in the netherlands, germany, france, argentinia, italy, turkey, south corea etc.
productions for broadcasting stations (mitteldeutscher rundfunk, 2000 – 2009)
compositions for film (a.o. ‚fenster mit aussicht‘) and stage (a.o. ‚lanzarote‘)
more than 50 big band scores (original compositions as well as arrangements)

winner componistenprijsvraag vsb poëzieprijs 2007
nominated for berliner opernpreis  2008

composition-workshops at schools, highschools and universities

lecturer for ‘contemporary progressive jazz’ at codarts

also a conductor