On behalf of Goethe-Institut, Christian Syperek visited Jakarta in 2011 for several months to help start a department for brass instruments at Yayasan Musik Amadeus Indonesia. Since then, he frequently visited Amadeus to assist the development of the wind department.
Christian Syperek started to play the trumpet at the age of six. From 1999-2004, he studied at the Universität der Künste in Berlin with Prof. Konradin Groth (former principal trumpet of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra). After his graduation, he spent some time in Munich taking lessons with Prof. Wolfgang Guggenberger. Afterwards, he did supplementary studies of musical education and Latin language for teaching in secondary schools, which he finished with the degree of “Master of Education” in the summer of 2010. As a trumpeter of the renowned international youth orchestra Gustav Mahler-Jugendorchester, he has played with conductors like Claudio Abbado and Pierre Boulez and played concerts at music festivals all over Europe and in Japan. From 2005 until 2014 he worked as a freelance musician, teacher for brass instruments and conductor in Berlin. On behalf of Goethe-Institut, he visited Jakarta in 2011 for several months to help start a department for brass instruments at Yayasan Musik Amadeus Indonesia. In 2014, Christian Syperek has been appointed Landesposaunenwart (professional church musician with special responsibility for church brass ensembles) in an area in the South West of Germany.