Sebastian Schottke is an internationally sought-after sound director and sound designer in the field of contemporary electroacoustic music and has performed at the Munich Biennale, the Ruhrtriennale, the Festival d’Avignon, the Auckland Arts Festival, Santiago a Mil, ICOM Kyoto, the Beethovenfest Bonn, the Ultima Oslo Contemporary Music Festival, Wien Modern, ECLAT, Achtbrücken and Ultraschall. He has worked with Ensemble Modern, Ensemble musikFabrik, Klangforum Wien, Hong Kong New Music Ensemble, Klangforum Heidelberg, SWR Vokalensemble, Ensemble Resonanz, Balthasar-Neumann-Choir and -Ensemble, Neue Vocalsolisten, Lemi Ponifasio/MAU, Sir Simon Rattle, Ingo Metzmacher, Thomas Hengelbrock. Sebastian Schottke works as a freelance sound engineer at the Centre for Art and Media (ZKM) in Karlsruhe, is a member of the artists’ collective “stock11”, sound director of the duo “soundspaces”, the quartet “EW-4”, and the trio “Pasog”. He is sound engineer for numerous studio productions, which have been released on WERGO, Tzadik, Kairos, Naxos and Mode Records, among others. Sebastian Schottke held seminars in the “Vorgehört” series at the HFG (Hochschule für Gestaltung) Karlsruhe, at the “Modern Academy” in Hong Kong and at the University of Indianapolis Athens Campus.
Sebastian Schottke grew up in Schwerin/ Mecklenburg. He studied sound engineering at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna and was a scholarship holder for sound direction at the International Ensemble Modern Academy (IEMA) in Frankfurt/Main.