Always looking for music that touches people, connects them and changes the world. - Johannes Söllner (*1983) is a multi-musician who is at home in almost all musical fields: multi-award-winning composer and arranger, passionate (choir) conductor, improvising pianist, music teacher with heart and soul, quick-witted concert presenter, unconventional thinking music theorist, stirring performance artist, profound music cabaret artist.
He was keen to discover not only school music, but also rhythmics, music theory and mathematics in Freiburg and also attended the master class in improvisation in Leipzig. After teaching improvisation, practical piano playing at school, arrangement, music theory, ear training and choral conducting at the music academies in Freiburg and Karlsruhe and the Freiburg Jazz and Rock School, he is now an adventurous "musician on the road" - with concerts, musicals, performances, cabaret and workshops. His compositional oeuvre, which is characterized by the highest emotional-atmospheric density, is multifaceted, both in instrumentation as well as stylistics and genre. Piano, chamber ensemble, choir, orchestra, electronics. Concert, film, radio play and stage music. Rock, pop, jazz, funk, hits, folk music, renaissance, baroque, classical, romantic, modern, new music. His works have received numerous national and international awards, including the Arrangement Prize of the German Choir Association, the Paul Hinemith Prize, the Crossover Composition Award and the Composition Prize of the Orchestre d'Auvergne and the Orchestre des Pays de Savoie.