born in 1967, is an internationally renowned percussionist and performer in the field of contemporary music. Both as a soloist and in various ensembles he has appeared at festivals and in concert series in numerous European countries, as well as in Iran, Korea, Taiwan, the USA and Mongolia.
Stefan Kohmann has worked closely with composers such as Karlheinz Stockhausen, Philip Glass and Dieter Schnebel. His drum ensemble "Anthos" was awarded the first prize of the Stockhausen Foundation of Music for its outstanding interpretation of Stockhausen’s work "Mikrophonie" 1.
Stefan Kohmann has taught at the Rostock Academy of Music and Theatre, and held workshops at academies in Chicago, Moscow, Aarhus and Teheran. From 2008 to 2011 he lived in the Sultanate of Oman as Head of the Drum Department of the Royal Guard.