Kopetzki, Eckhard

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Eckhard Kopetzki


Born: December 09, 1956

Country: Germany

Studies: Musikhochschule, Würzburg

Teachers: Siegfried Fink

Website: http://www.eckhard-kopetzki.de/

He studied to teach music and physics at the University of Osnabrück and the Music College in Würzburg.

Since 1985 he teaches percussion instruments and and music theory (harmony) at the „Berufsfachschule für Musik“ in Sulzbach – Rosenberg.

He is well known for his compositions for both the elementary education sector and for concerts, as well as various chamber music compositions.

In 2002 he won the 1st prize in the PAS (Percussive Arts Society) composition contest for his set – up solo „Canned Heat“ ; in 2003 he won the 1st prize with his solo for marimba „Three Movements for a Solo Dancer“.

Many pieces were commissioned from several ensembles and orchestras; he is also busy as a juror in international competitions.[1]

Works for Percussion

6 Easy Pieces for Vibraphone - Vibraphone
Canned Heat - Multiple Percussion
Circle of Ice - Percussion Duo
Concert Suite for Snare Drum - Snare Drum
Dance of the Witches - Marimba
Dino's Dance - Drum set
Easy Latin - Percussion Trio
Etude Hommage II - Marimba
Exploration of Time - Percussion Octet
Fata Morgana - Drum set
Festival Songs - Vibraphone
Funky Stuff - Percussion Quartet; Saxophone
In A Jolly Mood - Vibraphone; Flute
Kaskada - Marimba
Latin Rock Cafe: Two Latin Songs for Vibraphone - Vibraphone
Marimba Music - Percussion Trio
Rockin' High - Percussion Quartet
Shadows of Wood - Marimba; Alto Saxophone
Siebentanz - Percussion Duo
Three Movements for a Solo Dancer - Marimba, Dancer
Three Pieces for Clarinet and Percussion - Marimba, Clarinet
Walk, Man! - Drum set