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Prof. Bene Aperdannier

Professor for piano and ensemble
Office hours By appointment
E-Mail:
Phone: +49 30 51 56 50 - 727

About me
About me

2013 - Present
Professor for Piano and Ensemble, SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences

2011 - Present
Keyboarder and Pianist for the German TV show „The Voice of Germany“ and „The Voice Kids“ (SAT.1/PRO 7)

2008 - Present
Coach for the German TV show „Dein Song“ (KIKA/ZDF), the only competition for composition on German TV

2003 - 2004
Musical Director for the German TV show „Star Search“ (SAT.1)

2000 - 2013
Music School Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg

1995 - Present
freelance musician and artist

1995
Diploma in music pedagogy, piano, focus on jazz, Berlin University of the Arts

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I have contributed to these publications

2020
Film music for Howard Shore (Composer and Oscar Winner for „The Hobbit“ and „Lord of the rings“) and the movie „Pieces of a woman“ (Netflix), Co-Producer: Martin Scorsese

2018
Lily Dahab, „Bajo un mismo cielo“ (Herzog Records)

2013
Lily Dahab, „Huellas“ (Herzog Records)

2012
Jazzkantine, „Jazzkantine spielt Volkslieder“ (Polydor/Universal)

2010
Jessica Gall, „Little Big Soul" (Herzog Records)

2010
Lily Dahab, „Nomade“ (Peregrina Music)

2008
Jessica Gall, „Just Like You“ (Sony Music)

Further commitment

  • Arrangements for Orchestra and Sextett for the concert of the Argentine Singer Lily Dahab in the Berlin Philharmonic Hall in March 2022
  • Compositions and arrangements for the 4th album of Lily Dahab
  • Compositions for the next stage programme of the German actress Katrin Sass („Good Bye, Lenin“)

Collaborations with:
Ed Sheeran, Howard Shore, James Arthur, Katie Melua, James Morrison, Ellie Goulding, James Blunt, Beth Ditto, Jason Derulo, Mark Forster, Joy Denalane, Till Brönner, Boss Hoss, Sarah Connor, Max Herre, Freundeskreis, Die Fantastischen Vier, Lily Dahab, Max Raabe, Jazzkantine, Klaus Doldinger, Jazzanova, Katrin Sass, Matthias Ruegg, Quique Sinesi, Michael Schiefel, Jeff Cascaro, Jacky Terrasson, Pat Appelton (DE PHAZZ), Jocelyn B. Smith, Lisa Bassenge, Gayle Tufts, Maren Kroymann, Lizzy Loeb, Micatone, Maite Kelly, Jessica Gall…

On tour with:
Lily Dahab, Lisa Bassenge, Joy Denalane, Freundeskreis, Laura Lopez-Castro, Jocelyn B.Smith, jazzIndeed, Flexkögel, Sarah Connor, Jessica Gall, Katrin Sass, Gayle Tufts, Maren Kroymann, Schmidt...

Support for:
Elton John, Stadium Tour, Australia
Lionel Richie, Zenith, Paris
John Legend, E-Werk, Cologne

Film music for:
Howard Shore (composer and Oscar winner for "The Hobbit" and "Lord of the Rings") and the film "Pieces of a woman" (Netflix), directed by Kornél Mundruczó, co-produced by Martin Scorsese / Detlev Buck ("Liebe deine Nächste"), Margarethe von Trotta ("Die abhandene Welt").

Ballet music for:
Maguerite Donlon, Saarbrücken state theatre

„Bene Aperdannier is one of the greatest German pianists and arrangers ever“ (Münstersche Zeitung)