Born on September 29, 1962 in Pjatigorsk, Russia, to a German family.


EDUCATION:

Tschaikovsky Conservatory Moscow
Diploma: Composition / Music Theory (with Prof. T. Khrennikov, Prof. A. Tschaikovsky, Instrumentation with Prof. N. Rakov)
Diploma: Piano Performance / Chamber Music, Piano Pedagogy (with Prof. R. Kehrer, Prof. M. Petukhov )

University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna
Post-Graduate degree with Prof. E. Urbanner (Composition)

AWARDS:

2. Prize Soviet Union Composition Competition 1987
Cultural Award Winner of Lower Austria 1996
Cultural Award Winner of Baden 2006

EXPERIENCE:

1981-87 Concert tours throughout the Soviet Union as piano soloist and with various ensembles
1988-90 Engagement as pianist, cembalo player and arranger with the Moscow Chamber Orchestra „AMADEUS
1990 Participant at „International Workshop for Composers“ in Amsterdam:  Masterclasses with Prof.Ton de Leeuw, Prof.Theo Loevendie, Prof.Dimiter Christov
1990-92 Acting Music Director of Choir-/Orchestral ensembles „SLAVA RUSSIA MOSCOW“
Since 1992 Based in Vienna. Permanent engagement at State Theater Baden as pianist, composer and arranger  

Active participant at various international festivals
(XIII.-XVI. International Chopin Festival in Gaming/Austria;
Festival of Music of the 20th Century in Minsk/Belarus;
International Kamtschatka- Music festival in Petropavlovsk-Kamtschatskiy/Russia, 
Woerthersee Classical Music Festival in Klagenfurt /Austria,
International Music Festival,”The Seasons” Moscow etc.)

International Tours as a Soloist and Ensemble Member
Japan, Sweden, Holland, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, USA, Singapor, Russia, Poland, Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Romania etc.

Masterclasses taught
Raba Festival,Hungary, among others

Recordings as a Performer
CD with Moscow Chamber Orchestra „AMADEUS“: “Edisson Denisov, Chamber music“. Cembalo Solopart. (MELODIYA, Russia);  
2 CDs with KS Olivera Miljakovic (Vienna State Opera). Piano (NIPPON CROWN / Japan); 
CD „Vienna around 1990“with E.Denisova (Violin) und A.Kornienko (Piano): Commissioned work „Notturno” (GRAMOLA, Vienna/Austria),
CD “RUSSIAN WALTZES” with Irkutsker Philharmoniker (Dir.I.Lapinsch): “Concert Waltzes”. 
Archival recordings for: Radio Sweden, Russian Television, Radio Moscow, Radio „Orpheus“ Russia, Radio “Stephansdom” Vienna Austria,  British Television etc.

COMPOSITIONS:

Symphonic Music:  Violin Concerto; Cantata “Litanei”; Praeludium, Cadenza e Lamento per Flauto, Cembalo e Archi; „In Memoriam“/ Concerto Grosso for Piano, Violin and Symphony orchestra; “Euro-Wellen“, Introduction and Waltz, “Dialog“ for Violin, Cembalo und Strings, Suite from the opera “Die Schöne Wassilissa” among others 
Chamber Music: Sextett, 2 Strings Quartetts, Viola Sonata, „Die Nacht“ for Violin Solo, “Entrueckung“ for Flute and Guitar, “Notturno” for Violin and Piano, Vocal music, 2 Piano sonatas, „4 Irrealitaeten” for Piano, 3 Concert Waltzes for Piano, among others 
Stage Works: Opera „Die Schöne Wassilissa”, 13 Fairy-tale Musicals: „Rumpelstilzchen“, „Sleeping Beauty“, „The Story of Little Mook“, „The Emperor’s New Clothes“, „Pinocchio“ and more
Popular Music: “E-Praeludium” for 2 Soloing Guitars and Orchestra, „Musical-Overture for Sympho-Jazz, “Nachtmusiken 1,2″ for Piano and Orchestra, “Hallo, Baden” -Jazz-Waltz for Sympho-Jazz, “Musical-Fantasie” for Orchestra, Songs, among others

Compositions premiered by following Artists and Orchestras (among others):
Moscow Philharmonic, Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera, Moscow Chamber Orchestra, „Die Jahreszeiten“, Dinu Lipatti-Philharmonic (Satu Mare, Romania), Jaroslawsker Philharmonic, Kislowodsker Philharmonic, Irkutsker Philharmonic, State Theater Pjatigorsk (Russia), Minsk Philharmonic (Belarus), State Theater Baden (Austria), KS Olivera Miljakovoc, KS U.Steinski, Prize Winners of International Competitions E.Denisova, R.Samuruev, A.Cholodenko, A.Kornienko, A.Götz

ARRANGEMENTS:

Numerous Arrangements for Symphony-, Chamber- und Jazz Orchestra: 3 Medleys for 3 Bass-Voices und Symphony orchestra, Italian cinematic music, Christmas Medley, New arrangement and orchestration of the musicals “Irma la Duce” and “Xanadu”, among others.

Pavel Singer - Componist, Pianist, Arrangeur