Jan-Peter Itze, born 1998 in Schweinfurt, started with classical piano and guitar lessons.
From 2016 – 2022 he studied jazz piano with Tine Schneider and Bernhard Pichl, classical piano with Armin Fuchs and music theory with Almut Gatz at the University of Music Würzburg.
He is currently deepening his knowledge in the field of audio engineering and music production through further studies at the HOFA College.
Jan-Peter’s is active as a musician and composer in various formations and genres. His currently active projects are: NICO THEO, LEONIDA and his solo project.
Further he has also composed and produced the music for numerous short films and video games. His music merges influences such as contemporary jazz, pop, film music, fusion and electronic music.
He uploads videos to his YouTube chanel and streams live on Twitch !
Prizes & Awards:
2023: Schweinfurt Art Promotion prize
2022: 1st prize Kemptener Jazzfrühling
2022: 2nd prize 12th Burghauser Jazzpreis 2020 ( hosted 2022)
2022: 3rd prize & audience award Biberacher Jazzpreis
2021: 1st prize & soloist prize at the Jazz Competition of the Musikalische Akademie
2019: 1st prize & soloist prize at the Jazz Competition of the Musikalische Akademie
2018: 1st Prize Steinway & Sons Promotion Award (Jazz Piano Solo)
Würzburg – Theater Chambinzky
Schweinfurt – Disharmonie
Schonungen – Alte Kirche
Niederalteich – St. Gotthard-Gymnasium
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