Elbsound: About Jan AngermüllerJan Angermüller has worked as an arranger, orchestrator and music engraver for many German and Swiss orchestras including Gewandhausorchestra Leipzig, Dresdner Staatskapelle, Staatsorchester Kassel, Staatsorchester Braunschweig, Konzerthausorchester Berlin and Kiel Opera.
Jan also holds a German engineer's degree in technical computer science from the University of Applied Sciences Wedel (2003), with best intermediate diploma award and as fastest student (4 terms faster than average) and a diploma degree in law from the University of Hamburg (1999). In 1996 he was one of the first students at Paul McCartney's Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts and took classes at Berklee.
His main instruments are double bass and electric bass which he plays in orchestras and big bands in North Germany.
During his studies he founded and managed the student orchestra Junge Symphoniker Hamburg and later the Königl.-Hamburgisches Hoforchester. From 2010-2015 he was the musical director of the annual Rock meets Classic Buxtehude. Jan Angermüller has conceived and popularized pop orchestra concert concepts including "Best of Eurovision Song Contest - Germany 12 Points", "Orchesterkaraoke" and "An Evening with the King" (Elvis tribute show).
Since 2006 Jan has been working as a freelance arranger, musician, orchestra manager and software developer.