From Aluphone to cymbalZ His persona? Pure energy His language? Rhythm His passion? Lifting up, enthralling, and passing on his knowledge
Very early on, Sven Kiefer was fascinated by percussion sound and rhythm. A multipercussionist in the truest sense, he plays the marimbaphone, vibraphone, drums, hand pan, cajón, djembe and other electronic instruments, always with energy and passion.
He does not limit himself to one genre. Rather, he lets his fine sense for musicality act as his guide. This leads to constant new sonic creations with a unique and enticing quality. He never fails to surprise his audience.
Sven Kiefer sees authenticity as a key to his craftsmanship. His art of sound shaping flourishes not only when he plays solo but also when in concert with peers.
Sven Kiefer – a musician with several strings
The ensemble player:
Whether playing in a duo or a trio, whether producing a note or a chord, Sven Kiefer adapts, never departing from sense and sensibility. He is professional and passionate about the piece, and tactfully distils emotions for a symbiotic performance.
Spanning classical to modern works, his broad repertoire is engaging, his virtuosity and expressive interpretation bewitching. Sven Kiefer will usher you through the magical world of percussion.
Music is art. Musical instruments are art. Playing these is an art. But to Sven Kiefer, master of his art, creating sound amounts to much more than creating an impression, a language or an expressive medium. It is about interacting with the sound, shaping it and giving it a new vibrant tone. Sound itself is the highest form of art, and this is what he wishes to convey.
Sven Kiefer – the artist’s vision
Sven Kiefer is a creative person, never running out of ideas. His mind is flooded with new concepts for original projects, targeting all ages. His enthusiasm and joy of discovery are contagious and thrilling for the audience.
Sven Kiefer teaches at the Luxembourg federation of music called Union Grand-Duc Adolphe (UGDA) and shares his knowledge and passion with pupils of all ages. His precious experience as a pedagogue and musician enables him to develop new educative concepts and to run workshops.
Sven Kiefer works in collaboration with percussion manufacturers. He is supported by Adams Musical Instruments (NL) and SBDrums (Germany).