Arne Sanders was born in 1975 in Leer, Niedersachsen, Germany. He studied
musicology, German literature and philosophy in Göttingen, from 1997 until 2002 he
studied composition with Prof. Manfred Trojahn at the Robert-Schumann-Hochschule
in Düsseldorf. 2003-06 he studied in the masterclass of Prof. Friedrich Goldmann at
the University of the Arts Berlin. He attended masterclasses among others with Mathias
Spahlinger, Chaya Czernowin, Steven Kazuo Takasugi and Richard Barrett.
He received grants from the Stiftung KulturFonds, the Brandenburgischen Ministerium
für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kultur and the Federal State Niedersachsen.
In addition, Arne Sanders was a composer in residence at Künstlerhaus Lukas
(Ahrenshoop), in Schloss Wiepersdorf and in the Künstlerhäuser Worpswede.
In 2004 he was awarded the 7th composition prize of the Symphony-Orchestra
His music has been performed by soloists and ensembles such as James Avery,
Rüdiger Bohn, Edith Salmen, Janne Rättyä, the Stockholm Chamber Brass, Ensemble
adapter, Ensemble SurPlus, NotaBu-Ensemble. Since 2003 Arne Sanders has been
working as a lecturer of music theory and composition at various universities and
music academies throughout Germany.