Philipp Rumsch is a composer, pianist, sound designer, and producer living in Leipzig. His work, influenced by contemporary pop, electro-acoustic, improvised, and new music, examines interdisciplinary interfaces using cutting-edge technologies such as spatial audio and artificial intelligence.


Philipp Rumsch has gained recognition for his work as a solo artist, with his twelve-member Philipp Rumsch Ensemble and the avant-pop project Wylid node. He tours internationally and collaborates with various ensembles, bands, and artists from different genres. He also writes music for theater, dance, performances, and installations. Commissions have brought him to diverse institutions and venues, ranging from high-culture locations like the Gewandhaus Leipzig, Deutsches Theater Berlin, and the German National Library to renowned techno clubs like Institut für Zukunft and mjut. The album µ: of anxiety x discernment, released in 2020, gained international attention and was enthusiastically received by NDR, BBC, and RBB, among others. In 2020, Philipp Rumsch went to Iceland for an internship at the renowned Greenhouse Studios. He then worked as an assistant for Valgeir Sigurðsson (Björk, Sigur Rós, Hildur Guðnadóttir). From 2021 to 2023, he taught classical ear training at the University of Music and Theater Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy in Leipzig. Since 2023, Philipp Rumsch runs the production platform nynode intermedia through which he also publishes his music.


After a year as a junior student, he studied jazz piano at the University of Music and Theater in Leipzig with Richie Beirach and Michael Wollny. From 2016 to 2017, he was a student at the Rytmisk Music Conservatory in Copenhagen. Philipp successfully participated in the Jugend jazzt competition at regional, state, and federal levels, winning the studio prize by Deutschlandfunk with moment's concept at the latter. In 2018, Philipp Rumsch received the Leipzig Young Jazz Prize of the Marion Ermer Foundation, and in 2021, he was awarded a prize in the Saxon Pop Music Competition. He has received work and residency grants from prestigious organizations including Musikfonds, Federal Cultural Foundation of Germany, Goethe-Institut, Cultural Foundation of the Free State of Saxony, City of Leipzig, and German Orchestra Foundation.


Upcoming shows - 2024


Philipp Rumsch Ensemble 

Saturday, May 04 - 20:30 - UT Connewitz, Leipzig

double show with Ensemble Ambidexter



Philipp Rumsch Solo - ARCADIA (support for Enji)

Sunday, May 26 - 17:30 - Trafo, Jena



Philipp Rumsch Ensemble  

Saturday, November 09 - 20:00 - Weltecho, Chemnitz

Kammermachen Festival

Pre-sale coming coon 




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