PIANO PARTICLES is the pseudonym of composer, pianist and singer Steffen Wick. He studied at the Universities of Music and Performing Arts in Stuttgart and Munich and soon discovered an interest in exploring musical forms without boundaries in style and aesthetics.
A fascinating blend of pop, electronica & post-classical – PIANO PARTICLES has had a rewarding collaborative journey.
For the animated movie Manou the Swift with Kate Winslet and Willem Dafoe PIANO PARTICLES wrote several symphonic songs. The film was released in over 25 countries and the film music was awarded the German Film Music Prize in the category Best Music in Animated Film.
PIANO PARTICLES has found himself in partnership with artists from the fields of video design, dance, cirque nouveau and scenography. Several prominent choreographers, including Marco Goecke and Eric Gauthier have provided thrilling interpretations of his music.
As a result of these innovative displays, PIANO PARTICLES has won a number of prestigious accolades, among which are the German Cultural and Creative Pilot Award and the internationally renowned Red Dot Design Award.
Along the way, PIANO PARTICLES has performed at some of Europe’s celebrated events and venues, most notably with the music theatre show Particles for more than 50 nights.