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Prof. Werner Roth
Professor for Music Production (Popular Music)



Werner Roth, born 1957, was a professional drummer in numberous jazz and popular music bands. In 1976, he was awarded a price at the Baden-Würtemberg state Jazz contest. He graduated from The Universtiy of Music in Detmold in 1986 as a sound engineer (majoring in percussion).  

After finishing school, Roth worked as a freelance sound engineer at various broadcasting and radio companies, record companies such as DG or UNITEL, as well as a producer, mixer and composer at his own studio.  

Mr. Roth has been in charge for production in the past years. Recent work in the classical music field: Trevor Pinnock, Gidon Kremer, Yo Yo Ma, Helmuth Rilling, WPO Karl Böhm (Mix), Stuttgarter Philharmoniker, Gerd Albrecht, Sabine Meyer, etc.

In CD-editing past work includes: Leonard Bernstein, Carlos Kleiber, James Levine, Giuseppe Sinopoli, etc.

In Pop and Rock music: Lenny Kravitz, Jamiroquai, Alanis Morissette, M People, Neneh Cherry, Metallica, Tower of Power, Guano Apes, BAP, Die Fantastischen Vier, Joan Armatrading, Spin Doctors, Freundeskreis, and more.

In Jazz: David Sanborn, Illinois Jacquet, Aziza Mustafa Zadeh, Glenn Miller Orchestra, Lou Donaldson Quartett, Peter Herbolzheimer, Pete York, and more.

In Film and television (score composition and producing): Die Sendung mit der Maus (The Mouse-and-Elephant-Show), Auf den Spuren des Heiligen Hundes (Trailing the Holy Dog), Milestones (International Economic Film Award of North-Rhine-Westphalia), and more. 

Mr. Roth was called to the University of Music Düsseldorf as a Professor for Music Production, specialising in popular music for the Sound and Video Engineering program. He is founding member of the Institute For Music And Media.

Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf Fischerstraße 110, 40476 Düsseldorf
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