Time Out says
German pianist Bernhard Geigl will present a collaboration work with Music matters. Born in Munich, Bernhard studied instrumental (singing) pedagogy, jazz piano and jazz composition at the Anton Bruckner University in Linz. He is currently studying for a Master's in Jazz Composition.
Among his achievements, in 2007, he received first prize at the International Composition Competition "Stadtpfeifer" the JIMS in Salzburg. In 2013 he won 1st Prize at the Gustav Mahler Composition Prize of the city of Klagenfurt and in 2014, received a grant from the Federal Ministry of Art and Culture.
It is not his first time performing and teaching in the Asian region - in 2010 he spent a year living in Bangkok teaching at the Chulalongkorn University and played concerts around Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and China.
Bernhard will be joined by the core members of the Musicmatters Collective including Sumudi Suraweera, Isaac Smith (whom they are happy to welcome back after his time teaching in Delhi), Sarani Perera, Uvindu Perera, Isuru Kumarasinghe and more.