Simon Løffler (b. 1981)

Simon Løffler’s works range from extremely intimate set-ups to egnimatic constructions, embracing traditional instruments (transformed in various ways) as well as novel instrumental concepts.

Løffler studied Composition with Bent Sørensen, Hans Abrahamsen and Niels Rosing-Schow at The Royal Danish Academy of Music and Music Theory with Lars Bisgaard at The Royal Danish Academy of Music, Composition with Wolfgang Heiniger at Hochschule für musik Hanns Eisler, Berlin, Composition with Simon Steen-Andersen at The Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus. Further studies at A.PASS (advanced performance and scenography studies), Brussels. Since 2017 he has been a lecturer in Composition at the Royal Danish Academy of Music.

Simon Løffler was awarded the prestigious Carl Nielsen and Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen honorary award (2019), the 3-year work grant by The Danish Arts Foundation (2015), the prestigious stipendium prize at the Darmstadt Ferienkurse für Neue Musik (2014) and was awarded by The Danish Arts Foundation for his work c (2013). 

His works has been performed by ensembles as Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart (DE), Ensemble Adapter (DE), asamisimasa (NO), SUONO MOBILE (DE), SCENATET (DK), Plus-Minus Ensemble (UK), Speak Percussion (AU) Ensemble Pamplemousse (US), We Spoke (CH), Ensemble hand werk (DE), Curious Chamber Players (SE), Athelas Sinfonietta (DK), Defunensemble (FI) among others.