Bernd Richard Deutsch b.15 May 1977, Mödling

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1993-1995 Studied composition at the Josef Matthias Hauer Conservatory in Wiener Neustadt

1995-2001 Studied composition at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna (harmony and counterpoint with Dietmar Schermann) Studies in composition with Erich Urbanner, electro-acoustical composition with Dieter Kaufmann

1996 Participation in the Prague-Vienna-Budapest International Summer Academy (composition with Ivana Loudova)

1999 Participation in the 7th International Academy for New Composition and Audio Art (scholarship from ”Avantgarde Schwaz 1999”); (composition with Boguslaw Schaeffer, computer music with Marek Cholonieweski)

2000 Participation in the International Bartók Seminar Szombathely (Manuel Hidalgo)

2011 Participation in the Composer-Conductor-Workshop with HK Gruber and the Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich at the Music-Festival Grafenegg

2013 Composer in residence in Druskininkai/Lithuania (DAR, Druskininkai Artists’ Residence)

Bernd Richard Deutsch resides in Vienna

Prizes (selection):
Hindemith Prize (2014); Erste Bank-Composition Award (2013); Prize in the Toru Takemitsu Composition Award (2011); Austrian State Composers' Scholarship (2010); Supportive Award for Music of the City of Vienna (2009); Supportive Award for Music of the Republic of Austria (2003); Ernst Krenek Prize of the City of Vienna (2002); "Honorable Mention" in the 4th International Composition Competition "Ladislav Kubik" (no prize awarded) (2002); Theodor Körner Prize (1997, 2011); 2nd Prize in the “Hannover Biennale of New Music” competition for composition (1997); 2nd Prize in the Ernst Vogel Compostition Competition (1995); Province of Lower Austria Recognition Prize (1994, 2002)

Ensemble die reihe, Haydn Trio Eisenstadt, Klangspuren Schwaz, ORF, Österreichische Kammersymphoniker, Province of Lower Austria, Staatstheater Stuttgart, SWR Stuttgart, Wien Modern, among others