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bio

michael schrant
ba (hons) performing arts - music
diplom musikerzieher jazz/rock/pop

current projects

sixtyfive cadillac
dirty fingers
kammerphilharmonie emsland

teaching

musikschule des emslandes (full-time)

1998 - 2001:

  • studies at "liverpool institute for performing arts (lipa)"
  • drum lessons with steve washington and patrick illingworth
  • workshops with chuck silverman and others
  • "avedis zildjian award" as best drummer at lipa 2001
  • drummer for official showcase worldpremiere musical "thingfish" (frank zappa)
  • degree: bachelor of arts (with honors) in performing arts (music)

2001 - 2004:

  • studies at "university of music and drama hannover"
  • drum lessons with heinrich hock and dieter schmigelok
  • workshops with billy hart, jochen rückert, tony mason, heinrich köbberling, dennis poschwatta
  • degree: diplom musikerzieher jazz/rock/pop

concerts and tours in:

germany, england, spain, portugal, switzerland, norway, poland, luxembourg, italy

past projects

henning rümenapp (guano apes) - anna piechotta band - vivid voices (jazzchor hmt hannover) - big band hmt hannover (ltg. jörg-achim keller / jonas schoen) - official worldpremiere showcase musical "thingfish" (frank zappa), 2001 - musical "tonight" premiere showcase (westend london) with london phil. & bbc orchestra - lipa big band - leif-magnus lilleaas - jan olsen - alistair powers - vegar nesset - chandra fleig - simon barber - maria josé hernandez (spain) - david morell & patrick wyss (switzerland) - beat for beat (norway)