Günter Schlienz (Germany)

Günter Schlienz


1977-81: Primary School

1981-87: Secondary School, Diploma

1991-93: Vocational Baccalaureate Diploma

1987-91: Professional Training Electronics Technician, Apprenticeship Diploma

1995-2003: Scholastics in History, Social Science and Literature at the University of Stuttgart. Master of Arts.

Work Experience

1991-1997: Jobs as electronic technician. First jobs in small clubs as sound engineer.

1997-2003: Sound engineer for speech recordings at Sony.

Since 2000: Sound engineer at „Tonstudio Favoritenpark“

Since 2003: Freelancer as sound engineer:

Technical administration of various events. Design and installation of lighting and sound equipment for public and private institutions. Advice and sales for light and sound. Musical support for Internet sites. Commissioned work for TV Stations.

Since 2007: Freelancer as sound engineer for the Staatstheater Stuttgart:
Support of various opera productions, from the rehearsals to the performance.
Archiving of recordings and database maintenance.
Maintenance of technical devices of the Staatstheater Stuttgart.

Musical CV:

After an early musical education on a recorder I taught myself how to play the guitar.

1988-1993: Early experiences on stage as guitar player of rock and folk formations.

1994-1995: Teaching and Wanderings. Street Musician, learning how to play the electric guitar, building of DIY pedals.

1995-2001: Electric guitar player in psychedelic rock bands. More than 150 gigs between 1996 und 2001 in Germany.

Since 1998: Experimental musician with “navel”, live and studio.

Since 2003: Building of DIY synthesizers and playing them in the studio and live as „gage“