Andreas Mehringer, born 1975, composer, filmmaker and photographer grew up in Burglengenfeld (Bavaria, Germany) After finishing his (jazz-)trumpet-studies at „Music College“ in Regensburg (D) he moved 1999 to Rotterdam (NL) where he studied composition at Rotterdam Conservatory till 2004. Since autumn 2004 Andreas Mehringer lives and works in Amsterdam (NL) "In his work Andreas Mehringer deals with the Western way of living. In a playful and often humoristic manner he points out contradictions and absurdities of our society".
He has 25 works, some of them have been performed by: Ainhoa Miranda, Dietmar Nigsch, Escher Ensemble, etc. , in countries such as: Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Spain, Czech Republic, Macedonia.
He has obtained the following prizes:
Scholarship and prizes: 2005 Scholarship given by the association “Förderverein Oberpfälzer Künstlerhaus” of Schwandorf (D) for the residence at the artist colony "Virginia Center for the Creative Arts"(VCCA), Virginia, USA. 2003 Award "Förderpreis für Musik" of the Sudetendeutsche Landsmannschaft, Munich (D).