Anselm Kreuzer


Anselm Kreuzer began playing the Cello at age 9 and soon discovered composing as his major passion. Already back then he combined the classical approach with modern sounds. After finishing school he studied musicology, media science and phonetics at the Cologne University and achieved a Ph.D. with a dissertation on Film Music. During his time as a student he got several assignments for media compositions, especially in the field of radio and television. Now he is a designated specialist for TV title themes, station IDs, scores for series and TV drama as well as music for new media and advertising. Also he has an oeuvre of more than 1000 internationally successful production music titles. Among the magazine and news shwos he composed for are „Weltreisen“ (ARD), "Check Eins - Neuneinhalb" (ARD), „Die Chefin“ (ZDF), „Die lustigsten Schlamassel“ (RTL), „Lebensläufe“ (MDR), „RBB UM6 (RBB), ZIBB (RBB), „Täter Opfer Polizei“ (RBB). He recently scored for TV series like „Küstenwache“, „Kripo Holstein - Mord und Meer“ (ZDF), „Rosenheim-Cops“ (ZDF), “In Aller Freundschaft” (ARD) and documentaries like „Natur Exklusiv" (BR). He is co founder of the production music label MUSIC SCULPTOR. Whether symphonic orchestra or electronic approach - Anselm has a passionate faible for emotional, narrative and often catchy thematic music that merges with moving pictures and stories. He often sounds the borders between composition and sound design and passes on his know how to students as a guest lecturer at several universities and media schools. Also he is engaged as a working group leader in the media industry association Eyes & Ears of Europe and as a board member of the Composers Club. For more information visit his website www.anselmkreuzer.de