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Nils Ostendorf

Nils Ostendorf
Nils Ostendorf

trumpeter/improviser Nils Ostendorf

born in 1977 has developed a very individual approach on his instrument, exploring the wide range between notes and noise by generating frequencies using an extended embouchure technique, different mutes or vibrating surfaces. He is influenced by natural sounds, contemporary music and electronic music. Nils is active in various settings of improvised music, with“The Silencers” with Benoit Delbcq, Toma Gouband and Kim Myhr,in a Duo with saxophone player Michel Doneda, in the duo “Trigger” with Matthias Müller, a trio with pianist Philip Zoubek and reed player Philippe Lauzier and in duo with Kim Myhr . Nils works also as a performer, composer, musical director and producer for theatre and dance pieces, mainly with the german director Thomas Ostermeier at the Schaubühne Berlin and the Münchner Kammerspiele.

La soirée sonique Vol. 1

17 Apr 2010 - 21:00
Sainct Laurens aus Montreal

La Soirée Sonique Vol. 1

Sainct Laurens plus guests:
Philippe Lauzier (Can) - Bassclarinet, Altosax
Pierre Yves Martel (Can) - Viola da Gamba, Feedbacks
Miles Perkin (Can) - Doublebass
Nils Os

Niños Consentidos Barcelona/Berlin

30 Apr 2011 - 21:00
Niños Consentidos Barcelona/Berlin

Niños Consentidos (verwöhnte Kinder) has been held continuously in Buenos Aires, Argentina, since 2006, and in Barcelona since June 2010. From the very beginning the festival was intended as an open space for artists of any discipline with

sun - Mayas/Lauzier/Myhr/Buck - Nude on Sand

2 May 2012 - 21:00

sun: Nils Ostendorf, Laurent Bruttin, Mike Majkowski

: Magda Mayas, Philippe Lauzier, Kim Myhr, Tony Buck

Nude on Sand: Jenny Hval, Håvard Volden

Ankersmit/ de Campo/ Warnecke/ Laurain-Ostendorf

20 Jul 2012 - 21:00
20 Jul 2012 - 23:59

An evening of audio-visual performance, 4 channel electronic pieces and improvised acoustic sets, ending a 2 weeks residency at ausland by Pierce Warnecke for the project 'Textures'.

Thomas Ankersmit: solo Serge analog modular synthesizer

Alberto de Campo

Pierce Warnecke: objects, electronic

Duo Louis Laurain/Nils Ostendorf: trumpets


13 Apr 2013 - 20:00

Tomoko Sauvage
Tomoko Sauvage - waterbowls

Pierre Borel - saxophone
Johnny Chang - viola
Hannes Lingens - snare drum
Morten J. Olsen - bass drum
Nils Ostendorf - trumpet
Derek Shirley - double bass

Frank Gratkowski - alto saxophone
Matthias Schubert - tenor saxophone

+ Exhibition by Michal Fuchs & Nicolas Lefort


exhibition opens 20:00!!!

supported by:
Bezirksamt Pankow
Konzert des deutschen Musikrates  

Trigger Plus Vol. 1 with Thomas Lehn

10 May 2014 - 20:30
10 May 2014 - 23:59

Trigger Plus Vol. 1

1: Trigger
2: Thomas Lehn solo
3: Trigger + Thomas Lehn

Im Rahmen der Reihe Trigger Plus
Der erste Gast ist der deutsche Soundtüftler Thomas Lehn, der mit seinem Instrument, dem analogen Synthesizer direkt in die unterschiedlichsten Klangebenen Triggers eingreifen wird, und ein wild kaskadierendes elektroakustisches Klangkonstrukt entstehen lassen wird.

Nils Ostendorf: Trompete
Matthias Müller: Posaune
Chris Heenan : Kontrabassklarinette