Andrés Maupoint

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Andrés Luis Maupoint Alvarez (born March 27, 1968 in Santiago de Chile ) is a Chilean pianist and composer .


Maupoint studied piano with Fernando Cortés at the Universidad de Chile from 1982 to 1989 . In 1985 he attended the International Piano Seminar “Paloma O'Shea” in Santander, Spain. From 1989 to 1990 he was a scholarship holder for Écriture musicale and chamber music with Loïc Mallié at the Conservatoire national supérieur musique et danse de Lyon . From 1991 to 1995 he studied composition with Cirilo Vila Castro in Santiago de Chile.

From 1997 to 1999 he completed a postgraduate course as a DAAD scholarship holder at the University of Music and Theater "Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy" in Leipzig . From 1999 to 2001 he was a master student with Dimitri Terzakis and Peter Herrmann (composition) and Ulrich Urban (piano) in Leipzig. In 1999 he received the Franz Liszt grant for young composers in Weimar, which then took him to Paul Méfano (composition), Luis Naón and Laurent Couniot (electroacoustic music) at the Conservatoire de Paris . He became a member of the Synchronie Ensemble for New Music. Since 2002 he has been a lecturer in composition at the "Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy" University of Music and Theater in Leipzig, and he also teaches at the artist faculty of the Universidad de Chile in Santiago.


  • 1984: First prize in the “Claudio Arrau” piano competition for young pianists
  • 1996: First prize in the composition competition for piano of the Chilean Society for Performing Rights
  • 1997: First prize at the International Composition Competition “Olivier Messiaen” of the Guardini Foundation in Cologne
  • 1999: Finalist at the International Composition Competition of the Christoph Delz Foundation in Basel
  • 2000: First prize in the composition competition "Bach Adaptations" of the MDR in Leipzig
  • 2003: First prize at the XI. International composition competition for orchestra "Ciutat de Tarragona" in Tarragona, Spain


  • Maupoint, Andrés. In: Peter Hollfelder : Piano Music. International chronological lexicon. History. Composers. Works. Supplement, Noetzel, Wilhelmshaven 2005, ISBN 3-7959-0855-8 , p. 147.

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