Arnold F. Riedhammer, percussionist and composer much sought after in the fields of classical music as well as rock, pop and jazz, was born in Somerville, New Jersey, USA, of German-American parents.
From 1966 to 1970, he studied at the Richard Strauss Conservatory in Munich, passing his final examination with honours in 1970.
1970 - 1971 solo timpanist in Nuremberg, Germany
1971 - 1974 solo timpanist at the Beethoven Hall Orchestra in Bonn, Germany
This month we are happy to introduce Arnold Riedhammer, solo percussionist with the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, to our family of writers. A grooving jazzy vibraphone solo with 4-mallet technique, this grade 6 piece will be challenging for students and professionals alike.