Damian Scholl is a composer of both contemporary music for the concert hall and music for film and theatre. Damian Scholl, born 1988, began studying violin at the age of seven. From the very beginning of his musical education, he had a keen interest in composing and performing his own music. Damian continued to pursue his interest in composition by enrolling in the University of the Arts (UDK) Berlin, where he studied with Walter Zimmermann. During this time, he also studied with David Fennessy at the RCS in Glasgow. Afterwards, Damian did his Masters in „Filmmusic“ at the Filmuniversität „Konrad Wolf“ Babelsberg.
Since 2011, Damian is a recipient of the notable scholarship Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes. In 2014, Damian was awarded a scholarship to work and live in the Villa Wasmuth near Bonn. This was granted by the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes in cooperation with Beethoven Haus Bonn e.V. Recently, Damian has won the prize of Deutscher Musikwettbewerb 2015 in the category composition with his piece ; Ghostbird as well as the WDR Film Score Award 2015.
Damian received commissions by Deutschlandfunk, Deutscher Musikrat and Sommerliche Musiktage Hitzacker. With his music for the Documentary „Beuys“, which premiered in the Berlinale competition, he drew a lot of attention to him as a film composer. Damian is based in Berlin.