Rolf Rudin b. 1961

Rolf Rudin studied composition with Hans Ulrich Engelmann and Bertold Hummel, winning numerous prizes for his works * Was awarded a study scholarship from the German Students' Foundation * 1990/91 scholarship from the Bavarian Ministry of Culture for a half-year stay at the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris * Apart from his comprehensive work in almost every musical genre, he has written many compositions for symphonic wind orchestra since 1989 * Further works for orchestra or chamber orchestra to appear in the early nineties were Legende op.21 for 20 solo strings and Choreographie op.36 for orchestra

Works by Rolf Rudin include:
Autumnal Song (Herbstgesang), hommage to Robert Schumann, for orchestra, op.18 (1989)
Patera, after Alfred Kubin, op.17, for chamber ensemble (1989)
Choreographie for orchestra op.36 (1993)

"… (his) language of sound … is rich with expression, touching on sensations the listener can immediately feel. … a kind of music which is both touching and stirring." – Main-Kurier