Simon  Løffler

Simon Løffler

(1981-)

Simon Løffler’s works range from extremely intimate set-ups to egnimatic constructions, embracing traditional instruments (transformed in various ways) as well as novel instrumental concepts.

Løffler studied Composition with Bent Sørensen, Hans Abrahamsen and Niels Rosing-Schow at The Royal Danish Academy of Music and Music Theory with Lars Bisgaard at The Royal Danish Academy of Music, Composition with Wolfgang Heiniger at Hochschule für musik Hanns Eisler, Berlin, Composition with Simon Steen-Andersen at The Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus. Further studies at A.PASS (advanced performance and scenography studies), Brussels. Since 2017 he has been a lecturer in Composition at the Royal Danish Academy of Music.

Simon Løffler was awarded Bisballeprisen (2022), the prestigious Carl Nielsen and Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen honorary award (2019), the 3-year work grant by The Danish Arts Foundation (2015), the prestigious stipendium prize at the Darmstadt Ferienkurse für Neue Musik (2014) and was awarded by The Danish Arts Foundation for his work c (2013). 

His works has been performed by ensembles as Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart (DE), Ensemble Adapter (DE), asamisimasa (NO), SUONO MOBILE (DE), SCENATET (DK), Plus-Minus Ensemble (UK), Speak Percussion (AU) Ensemble Pamplemousse (US), We Spoke (CH), Ensemble hand werk (DE), Curious Chamber Players (SE), Athelas Sinfonietta (DK), Defunensemble (FI) among others.

Available Works

  1. H

    2017 • Simon Løffler

    2-6 Instruments

    11 minutes

    4 musicians, 4 step motors and tuning forks

  2. e

    2017 • Simon Løffler

    2-6 Instruments

    11 minutes

    3 musicians playing fluorescent lights and triangles

  3. Monodactyl

    2018 • Simon Løffler

    2-6 Instruments

    7:30 minutes

    For 5 musicians

  4. Graduale

    2009 • Simon Løffler

    Solo

    8 minutes

    Solo voice

  5. b

    2012 • Simon Løffler

    2-6 Instruments

    8:30 minutes

    3 players, 6 effect pedals, 3 neon lamps, and a loose mono jack cable

  6. September 08

    2008 • Simon Løffler

    Solo

    4:20 minutes

    Distorted electric piano

  7. (.....)

    2008 • Simon Løffler

    2-6 Instruments

    6:30 minutes

    Vln, cl.b, db, and any deep pitched perc.

  8. (.. .. ....)

    2009 • Simon Løffler

    2-6 Instruments

    8:30 minutes

    2 clarinet or saxophone mouthpieces, viola, distorted electric piano, synthesizer, kalimba

  9. D

    2013 • Simon Løffler

    2-6 Instruments

    7:30 minutes

    Vln, vla, vlc, glock., gran cassa

  10. c

    2013 • Simon Løffler

    2-6 Instruments

    10 minutes

    For 3 glockenspiels to be heard through the teeth

  11. a

    2010 • Simon Løffler

    2-6 Instruments

    7:30 minutes

    2 small glockenspiels, a small Casio synth, and a toy piano




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News

  1. Simon Løffler receives Bisballeprisen

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    Simon Løffler receives Bisballeprisen

  2. Simon Løffler 40 years today

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    Simon Løffler 40 years today

  3. Interview · Simon Løffler

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    Interview · Simon Løffler

  1. Simon Løffler · Concert video

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    Simon Løffler · Concert video

  2. Interview · Simon Løffler · Animality

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    Interview · Simon Løffler · Animality

  3. Premieres and performances · KLANG festival

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    Premieres and performances · KLANG festival

  4. Simon Løffler receives the Carl Nielsen and Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen honorary award

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    Simon Løffler receives the Carl Nielsen and Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen honorary award

  5. Rønsholdt, Løffler, and Gísladóttir on Warsaw Autumn Festival

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    Rønsholdt, Løffler, and Gísladóttir on Warsaw Autumn Festival

  6. World premiere · Simon Løffler · Dreamwork Unplugged

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    World premiere · Simon Løffler · Dreamwork Unplugged

  7. Danish focus at Cairo Contemporary Music Days

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    Danish focus at Cairo Contemporary Music Days

  8. Save 25% on all solo pieces

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    Save 25% on all solo pieces

  9. Edition·S composers at Dark Music Days

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    Edition·S composers at Dark Music Days

  10. Reviews from G((o))ng Tomorrow 2018

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    Reviews from G((o))ng Tomorrow 2018

  11. Simon Løffler portrait concert at G((o))ng tomorrow

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    Simon Løffler portrait concert at G((o))ng tomorrow

  12. Løffler's 'b' in London

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    Løffler's 'b' in London

  13. Løffler premiere at Ultima

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    Løffler premiere at Ultima

  14. September08 on September 8th

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    September08 on September 8th

  15. Significant work grants for Edition·S composers

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    Significant work grants for Edition·S composers

  16. Edition·S composers at Darmstadt

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    Edition·S composers at Darmstadt

  17. Steen-Andersen and Løffler at Ultraschall

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    Steen-Andersen and Løffler at Ultraschall

  18. Bergner and Løffler premieres at Huddersfield Festival

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    Bergner and Løffler premieres at Huddersfield Festival

  19. Glerup, Løffler and C.W. Christensen ready for Hindsgavl

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    Glerup, Løffler and C.W. Christensen ready for Hindsgavl

  20. Simon Løffler – new Edition·S composer

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    Simon Løffler – new Edition·S composer

  21. Kasper Rofelt premiere at PULSAR 2012

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    Kasper Rofelt premiere at PULSAR 2012

  22. Successful DYGONG release & P2 Puls review

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    Successful DYGONG release & P2 Puls review

  23. Invitation to DYGONG album release

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    Invitation to DYGONG album release

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Calendar

  1. Simon Løffler: e

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  1. November 2021
  2. 5

    November

    Simon Løffler: e (cancelled)

    time20:00

    location OFFBEAT festival, Radar, Aarhus, Denmark

    performed by NEKO3

  1. December 2021
  2. 4

    December

    Simon Løffler: Animalia II

    location Linz, Austria

    performed by Ellen Ugelvik and Jennifer Torrence