Vita – Felix Kroll

Felix Kroll, born 1986 in Berlin, gives special attention to contemporary music. In his studies he has worked with Gerhard Scherer, Prof. Margit Kern, Prof. Claudia Buder, Mikko Luoma (Finland) and Prof. Geir Draugsvoll (Denmark). He received prizes at several competitions and is currently holding a scholarship of the Oscar and Vera Ritter Foundation.
Just after finishing his arts degree in 2014 he was called upon a lectureship for accordion at the „Hochschule für Musik und Theater Rostock“. Since 2017 he holds a lectureship at the UDK in Berlin.
Felix Kroll is an enthusiastic member of the contemporary music scene. Consistently he premieres new works and collaborates with well known composers like Helmut Oehring, Georg Katzer, Sidney Corbett, Younghi Pagh-Paan and many others.
He has been engaged for several productions at places like Staatsoper Hamburg, Deutsches Theater Berlin, Staatstheater Dresden, Leipziger Schauspiel, Konzerthaus Berlin, Theater Lübeck or Bundeskunsthalle Bonn. International recitals guided him through Europe, Russia and Korea. He often is invited as a guest musician by the Filmorchester Babelsberg, Staatskapelle Berlin, Rundfunk- Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester Frankfurt, Oh ton-ensemble, Reflektion K., Zafraan and Junge Musik Berlin.
In 2012 he cofounded the RADAR ensemble, which is connecting the dots between contemporary music performance, improvisation and multimedia happenings.
Since 2009 Felix Kroll is member of the band “Die Grenzgänger”. This way he can concentrate on another very interesting and important field of music, the folk music.
Many CD-productions document his work – some of them are awarded with the Deutscher Schallplattenpreis. Several recordings have been broadcasted on television and radio.