Konstantin König

Konstantin (born 1992 in Cairo) studied jazz drums at the Musikhochschule in Basel until 2014 and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. He also completed a master’s degree in Popular Music with a focus on Education at the Pop Academy in Mannheim, which he completed in 2018 with a Master of Arts. He had drum lessons with Prof. Gregor Hilbe, Julio Barreto, Jorge Rossy and Claus Hessler, among others. He also attended master classes with Eric Harland, Chris Dave, Jojo Mayer, Dave Weckl and many more. Konstantin has been teaching at various music schools since 2012 and gives drum workshops and coaching. He is currently the drummer of Berlin MC Chabezo and singer/songwriter Flavian Graber from Switzerland. In addition to his permanent projects, he also works as a freelance drummer (Blinker, Megaloh) and theatre musician.

Konstantin König receives a grant of 4,500 euros in 2023.

Portrait of Konstantin König
Konstantin König (photo: Martin Koehler)