Carlos Cipa


Carlos Cipa is a Munich-based composer and multi-instrumentalist. He is classically trained on the piano and studied contemporary classical composition at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Munich. During his teenage years, he started playing the drums and gained experience as a member of various bands.

Experimenting with different styles of music, he turned back to piano as his main instrument, facilitating him to find his way throughout composition and improvisation, before releasing his debut album; The Monarch and the Viceroy in 2012. This was followed by All your life you walk, through Denovali in 2014.

After numerous live performances throughout the years, a slew of collaborations, and works for film and theatre; Carlos invited different musicians in his Munich studio to record his third album Retronyms. For this album, Carlos combines his background as a classically trained pianist and composer with his interest for experimental forms and pop music.