Markus Reuter (b.1972 in Lippstadt, Germany) is a composer, record producer, performing musician, educator and psychologist whose career has received international recognition. Reuter played several instruments as a child and began composing at the age of thirteen. Projects / Bands In his teens, Reuter studied music history, theory, and analysis with Karlheinz Straetmanns, a composer in
In over 20 years of live playing and intense studying, Markus Reuter has developed a systematic approach to playing the Touch Guitar that he calls “The Family”. It consists of a set of interrelated exercises that facilitate ergonomic, relaxed performance while covering all aspects of playing the fretboard.
Written by Markus Reuter, July 1997 Performed by Alexander Dowerk & Markus Reuter, August 2010 This piece is an arpeggio study across 7 strings with the fingers strictly alternating between the R and L hand. In addition to the co-ordination and stretched positions of the fingers, the most challenging aspect is that all notes are
Denis Rodier (drums & visuals) and ex-Talisma Martin Vanier (guitar) are the core of Specimen13. They have the honour of having friends helping out in shaping their vision: Trey Gunn, Tony Levin, Pat Mastelotto & Markus Reuter to name a few.