Olaf Tzschoppe Olaf Tzschoppe was born in 1962 in Kiel, Germany. Graduate of the “Staatliche Hochschule für Musik” Freiburg, he was a DAAD Scholar at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor – USA).
Soliste aux Percussions de Strasbourg Soloist with Percussions de Strasbourg since 1992. Member of the contemporary music group SurPlus (Freibourg), he performs as a soloist (recitals) in Germany and abroad. He is also a percussionist in various ensembles (Ensemble Modern, Ensemble Musik Fabrik).
He was professor of percussion at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik in Freiburg from 1991 to 1995 and since 2005 he has been professor of percussion at the Hochschule fur Kunste in Bremen.
He founded a TC duo with Turkish percussionist Murat Coskun to invent a repertoire between Ottoman tradition and contemporary repertoire.