Gunnar Brandt-Sigurdsson was born in Hamburg in 1969 to Sigrid Sigurdsson, an artist, and Lothar Brandt, a teacher.
Education and studies: Studied singing with Professor Maria Kowollik (Hochschule für Künste Bremen, Germany). Certified as both a classical and contemporary teacher and singer. In addition, he has attended various master classes, most recently with Georges Aperghis in Berlin. He has studied and been certified as a breath, voice, and speech teacher and therapist. He also received professional training as a sound engineer (School of Audio Engineering, Hamburg).
Intense collaboration with the pianist Johan Bossers, Brussels, on Stefan Wolpe’s lieder. Concert and live broadcast in the Sendesaal of Radio Bremen in March 2006 and a tour through seven European cities in January 2008. Regular collaboration with composers of contemporary music and with improvising musicians and vocalists such as Dietrich Eichmann, Alexander Frangenheim, Michael Griener, Lilian von Haußen, Chris Heenan, Alison Isadora, Nederlands Vocaal Laboratorium, Samir Odeh-Tamimi, and Christoph Ogiermann.
Concerts in Germany, Europe, and San Francisco by invitation of the German consulate general and the Goethe Institute. From 2002 to 2005 he taught singing at the Hochschule für Künste Bremen. From 2005 to 2007 he gave hands-on seminars on media.
He has been active as a freelance audio engineer in a variety of live and recording projects.