Minimalist transcending pieces for reduced solo percussion.
Christian Windfeld: Composition & Percussion.
Christian Windfeld, b.1983, is a Danish Improviser, Composer, Percussionist and educated soloist from The Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus, Denmark.
Since the age of 19 he has build an international career touring all over Europe, North America and Australia and lived in Stockholm, New York and Berlin.
Windfeld has a minimalist but highly expressive approach to the percussive instruments often reducing his set-up to focus on just one instrument e.g. the snare drum to explore its full potential aiming to transcend the general perception of its capabilities.
As a composer he has created pieces and installations to art exhibitions and cross media publications with writers and visual artists.
Windfeld is featured as a leading figure on more than 30 recordings and have so far recorded two solo albums under the alias FØRSTEPERSONENTAL (FIRSTPERSONSINGULAR) the first released in 2014, the second to be released in autumn 2016 .
He has received a string of honors and grants most notably the prestigious “Young Elite” fellowship awarded to him by the Danish Arts Council in 2015.