The music of Christian Klinkenberg is characterized by the combination of contemporary composition concepts, jazz colors and improvisation.

Alongside his work as a composer, Klinkenberg has continued actively as a pianist, bandleader and improviser with different performers and ensembles.

Currently, he teaches at the Conservatoire du Nord in Luxembourg and at the Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel, has started a PhD in Brussels, leads the „Christian Klinkenberg Orchestra“ in Brussels and plays piano in his own quartet Kadrasonic.


Bachelor's degree

June 1999 - PHPD Eupen - Dissertation: "Musiknotation in der Grundschule" (Music notation in elementary school)

Master's degree

June 2007 @ Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel - Composition (jazz department)

Master's degree

June 2011 @ Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel - Composition (classical department)


Probably 28th of October 2019 @ Vrije Universiteit Brussel