Conductor

Ansgar Striepens

Ansgar Striepens has attained an outstanding reputation as a bandleader, sideman, composer, arranger, conductor and educator in the field of European jazz music with roots in Afro-American and European music traditions, well beyond the borders of his home in Cologne, Germany.
He released two big band albums and a quintet recording under his own name, was a member of the Bob Brookmeyer “New Art Orchestra” and since 2005 he has been engaged on a regular basis to arrange and conduct numerous and in some cases award-winning productions with the world-renowned WDR Big Band.
Striepens teaches as a professor for jazz trombone at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen, Germany, has been leading the Youth Jazz Orchestra of Saxony-Anhalt since 1999 and, in 2020, succeeded Jiggs Whigham as artistic director of BuJazzO, the official youth jazz orchestra of the Republic of Germany.

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