Dominik Kleinknecht, born in 1988 in southern Germany, studied music informatics and musicology at the University of Music Karlsruhe.
During his studies he explored the possibilities of electronic music as a musicologist, composer and performer, being part of the laptop ensemble "Faistos" with whom he performed on various occasions like the next_ generation Festival Karlsruhe. He worked for the Institute for Music and Acoustics at the Center for Arts and Media Karlsruhe where he increased his knowledge in sound design, sound engineering and recording while working on various productions in a professional environment. In 2012 he recieved a scholarship at the International Ensemble Modern Academy
and studied contemporary music and sound design at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt am Main.
As a sound designer and sound engineer he worked with various composers and
took part in different european festivals, like Beethovenfest Bonn, Donaueschinger Musiktage, Cresc Biennale Frankfurt, Gaudeamus Muziekweek (Utrecht), Black On White (Manchester) or the Weingartener Tage für Neue Musik. Since October 2013 he works for the Experimentalstudio of the SWR radio station in Freiburg, Germany.
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