Willi Bopp

Willi Bopp, born in 1964 in Frankfurt am Main, studied biology and anthropology and has been a sound engineer since 1989 at Mousonturm, Frankfurt/Main. From 1990 to 1995 he was also director of the sound division at TAT Frankfurt/Main. IN this function, he developed the sound design for productions by Reza Abdoh, Heiner Goebbels, Elke Lang, Jan Lauwers, Christoph Nel, Michael Simon, Saburo Teshigawara, and Wooster Group. Since 1995, he has worked as a sound designer and composer for Saburo Teshigawara, Heiner Goebbels, Diamanda Galas, Christian Möller, David Moss, Wanda Golonka, André Wilms, and Ornette Coleman, as well as Ensemble Modern, Ensemble musikFabrik, Ensemble Remix Porto, and Ensemble Intercontemporain.

Willi Bopp is a sound designer for large scale events ranging from Expo 2000 Hannover Flambée, fashion shows with Issey Miyake in Tokyo, to the opening event of the 2006 World Cup in Munich. Willi Bopp taught sound design and studio technique from 1999 to 2001 at the Institut für Angewandte Theaterwissenschaft at Universität Gießen and holds workshops and lectures around the world.