Heinz Winbeck


1946Born in Piflas near Landshut on February 11th
1964Began studies at the Richard Strauss Conservatory, Munich: piano with Magda Rusy and conducting with Fritz Rieger
1967Began studies at the State School for Music,Munich: conducting with Jan Koetsier, compo-sition with Harald Genzmer and Günter Bialas
1973State Exam in composition
1974First prize in the First Composition Competition during the Summer Music Days in Hitzacker
1974-1978Conductor and composer for the theatre in Ingolstadt and at the Luisenburg in Wunsiedel
1980Second prize in the Fourth Composition Competition in Hitzacker    
Teacher at the State School for Music, Munich
1981Grant award from the city of Munich
1981/82Half-year stay in Paris, the Cité Internationale des Arts (grant from the State of Bavaria)
1985Music prize awarded by the Academy of Fine Arts, Berlin
1987Teacher for music theory and ear training at the State School for Music, Munich
Since 1988Professor for composition at the State School for Music, Würzburg
Composer in residence at the Cabrillo Music Festival in Cabrillo, California
Since 1991Lives in Riedenburg in Altmühltal (Bavaria, Germany)
2004 Gerda-and-Günter-Bialas-Prize of the GEMA-Foundation