Portrait of Lennart Altgenug

Lennart Altgenug is a composer and pianist currently living and working in Mumbai. He has worked as a composer for several short films, including the films entitled Anton and Gameboy, which were featured on the Netherlands Film Festival 2014. Gameboy also won the Topkapi award 2014 for best fiction film.

In addition to composing for films, Lennart has been composing and arranging for many ensembles. He has written four compositions for string quartet which have been performed at the Grachtenfestival 2013.

In 2012, he had the opportunity to make an arrangement for the Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw which was performed at the Bimhuis with Dick Oatts as guest soloist.

In 2013, he participated in the finals of the International Jazzhaus Piano Competition in Freiburg. The latest musical project he participated in was the CD recording of the project „Birth and Death of a Star“. He recently recorded an album called „Memory Lane“ with his original compositions featuring his jazz trio as well as a classical string quartet.

Lennart has earned a Bachelor‘s Degree in jazz piano, and a Masters Degree in Composing for film from the Conservatory of Amsterdam. Besides being a composer, he is also active as a pianist in various bands.