Philippe Geiss (France)

Philippe Geiss, saxophonist, composer, professor at the Strasbourg Conservatory and Superior Academy of Music / HEAR. Lecturer at the Paris National Superior Conservatory of Music for Hybrid learning. Guest Professor at the Senzoku Gakuen College of Tokyo and at the Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music. Associate researcher at the University of Strasbourg’s Center for Research and Experimentation on the Artistic Act (ITI CREAA). A musician of international fame, he gives concerts and master classes all over the world. Exceling in very diverse disciplines, he has mastered a repertoire that extends from classical to improvised music. He has been awarded prizes for Best Music for Drama at the Festival d’Avignon and the Académie du disque français, as well as the Music Prize of the Académie Rhénane. Besides his performance skills, he is also in great demand as a composer, with a catalogue ranging from solo to symphonic repertoire and published by Billaudot, Robert Martin and Leduc. He masterminded the artistic direction of SaxOpen – the 17th Congress and World Festival of the Saxophone – in Strasbourg in 2015. He is member of the International Saxophone Committee. His passionate about innovations in space domain, musical instruments & digital sciences.
Philippe Geiss is a Selmer, D’Addario, JLV, Roland & doozzoo by C.Bechstein artist.