armin kofler

composer

Welcome

Welcome to my Homepage! Here you will find some information about me and my work as a composer for Wind Band, Brass Band and other Ensembles.
Beside the most important infos about my works, you can download some audio samples and score extracts. Finally you will find a short biography.

Have fun surfing!

News

MV Öflingen
05.11.2022

First performance of "Ovelikon"

On 5 November 2022, the band Musikverein Öflingen was finally able to hold its anniversary concert, on the occasion of its 125th anniversary. In this context, I was privileged to write the work Ovelikon already in 2020, which was premiered on this occasion.
Musikverein Nesselried
04.06.2022

June 6, 2022 was the premiere of the concert work Nescilriet, which was commissioned for the 900th anniversary of the village of Nesselried (D). The premiere took place during the spring concert of the wind band Musikvereins Nesselried under the direction of Mathias Katzmann.
Musikkapelle Altrei
04.06.2022

First performance of "Sunnseit"

For the 700th anniversary of the municipality of Altrei and at the same time for the 60th anniversary of the Musikkapelle Altrei, I was honored to compose the concert work Sunnseit, which was premiered at the band's Whitsun concert on June 4, 2022, conducted by Andreas Andergassen.
Bürgerkapelle Nals
28.05.2022

First performance of the march "Klänge der Freundschaft"

As a gift for the 50th anniversary of the partnership between the Bürgerkapelle Nals and the Stadtkapelle Weißenhorn, the former commissioned the march Klänge der Freundschaft, which was premiered during the visit of the "Nalser muscians" to Weißenhorn on May 28, 2022.
Musikkapelle Vahrn
21.05.2022

First performance of the "Voitsberg-Fanfare"

The Musikkapelle Vahrn celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2022. For this occasion I was asked to compose the Voitsberg-Fanfare, which was premiered on May 21, 2022 under the baton of Toni Profanter.
Musikkapelle Wangen
14.05.2022

First performance of "Durch alle Wetter!"

When a music band celebrates its 225th anniversary, that is something extraordinary! I was all the more pleased that I was allowed to write the concert piece Durch alle Wetter! for such an anniversary of the Musikkapelle Wangen. This was premiered at the spring concert on May 14, 2022 under the baton of Günther Kofler.
Musikkapelle Kiens
07.05.2022

First performance of "Prospectus civitatis"

For the 200-year anniversary of the Musikkapelle Kiens I had the honor to write two commissioned compositions. Due to Corona, the jubilee polka was premiered in the summer of 2021, followed by the premiere of the concert work Prospectus civitatis, conducted by Andreas Messner, at the spring concert on May 7, 2022.
07.05.2022

First performance of the march "Den Mutigen gehört die Welt"

At the spring concert of the Ortsmusikkapelle Muthmannsdorf the march Den Mutigen gehört die Welt (Fortune favours the brave) was premiered, dedicated to the former conductor Michael Hecher and conducted by his successor Florian Schebesta.
Coups de Vents
06.03.2022

"Sphères des éléments" wins first price

At the international composition competition Coups de Vents in Paris, my entry Sphères des éléments won through against 172 competitors from 30 countries. That's a reason to celebrate, I'd say! :-)
Hillcrest Wind Ensemble
05.03.2022

First performance of the Carpe Diem"

After being postponed several times, the Hillcrest Wind Ensemble (USA) finally premiered the concert march Carpe Diem, winner of the ensemble's 2019 International Composition Competition, on March 5, 2022.
Musikverein Konkordia Mauren
28.11.2021

First performance of the "Muron-Saga"

Despite Corona, the Musikverein Konkordia-Mauren from Liechtenstein managed to perform their anniversary concert, although late, but still. In doing so, the Muron saga premiered in impressive fashion under the skillful direction of Thomas Witwer. Congratulations!
Melting Giants
24.10.2021

"Melting Giants" for Symphony Orchestra

I've wanted to do this for a long time... and finally found the time in the Lockdown and rewrote Melting Giants for symphony orchestra. The result is available as sheet music at Musikverlag Frank and as a demo (sorry, sampled orchestra only) on Youtube.
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