With over 40 years as an active professional cellist and bassist, Stephan has extensive experience in composing, performing and teaching in a diverse range of musical settings.
Stephan is skilled and experienced in developing compositions for individuals as well as ensembles including chamber music and orchestral works. He is focused on tailoring compositions for professional performers of various stylistic backgrounds. At the same time he creates music which challenges emerging young players to improve their performance skills. Further, he writes scores for short films, documentaries, theatre and dance.
Music moves through the air and whilst you can't grasp or hold it - you can still be touched by it.
CELLIST & TEACHER
Stephan has extensive experience as a performer in numerous and varied musical settings around the world. His original works have been presented at festivals and other large public events.
He is a dynamic professional musician with experience in educating people of all ages on both cello and bass in schools and private studio. He has practical experience and application of diverse musical genres executed on cello and bass with special emphasis on improvisation.
Stephan was commissioned by L.T.P. Publishing Pty Ltd to write 18 volumes of published self tuition manuals for bass guitar. These manuals are internationally distributed and still in use today.
Preview - Ventana de Tiempo
Composed and performed by Stephan Richter.
Listen to more of Stephan's music here
COMPOSER / M PHIL MASTER IN COMPOSITION
M Phil Master in Composition
University of Adelaide
Elder Conservatorium of Music, Adelaide
CELLIST / BACHELOR MUSIC MAJOR CELLO
Bachelor of Music in Teaching and Performing
Studies in music and major in Cello
Awarded Scholarship postgraduate studies
Zurich Konservatorium & Music Academy, Zurich
BASS / THE DRUMMERS COLLECTIVE
Bass Guitar Studies
The Drummers Collective - Rhythm Section Lab, New York
TEACHER / INSTRUCTOR IN CELLO
Teacher's Registration Board of SA
Music Teacher's Association of SA
‘The scores are wonderfully clear and beautifully presented and I think make a very attractive musical package for young players. Congratulations on all your fine work!’
Professor Graeme Koehne
Composer and Director ECM
Elder Conservatorium of Music
The University of Adelaide
(re Eclectic Cello Mix)
Born in Switzerland, Stephan Richter began his musical career with a Bachelor and post graduate studies in Zurich before studying in New York and finally moving to Australia where he completed a Master Degree in Composition. Stephan is known for his unique and creative style.
MASTER IN COMPOSITION
BACHELOR OF MUSIC IN TEACHING AND PERFORMING
AUSTRALIAN PERFORMING RIGHT ASSOCIATION
TEACHERS REGISTRATION BOARD OF SA
MUSIC TEACHER’S ASSOCIATION OF SA