Malte Vief is a composer and guitarist. He is a musician caught between the two poles of concert and rock music. Through this conflict, Vief's style has emerged and been labelled HeavyClassic. HeavyClassic is concert music that rocks.

In November 2006, the eponymous debut album was reviewed as outstanding by leading magazines, with Gitarre und Bass (Guitar and Bass) was awarding Vief Best Newcomer of the Month.

In April 2009 a new edition was promoted by the Concert Music Group, Salzburg._Moreover, there is an album from Euphoryon, called Euphoryon. Antigo, a concept album with echoes of renaissance and baroque, will be released in 2010. His compositions have been published by two publishers, Trekel and Sena-Musik. Currently, Vief is performing 80 concerts per year and has already played the impressive Semper opera house, international guitar and rock festivals, and on radio and TV (ARD, ZDF and other channels).

He studied in Bremen, Hamburg and Dresden, and is a prize-winning guitarist and composer in international competitions (including Open Strings, taking the European Guitar Award). Vief teaches at the Carl Maria von Weber Academy in Dresden, Germany, and is regularly invited to workshops across the whole of Germany. Some of his compositions have appeared in print.

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Crossover-Concert • Saturday, 09.26.2015