David Mautz is

  • (Film) composer
  • Songwriter
  • Copyist, orchestrator and recording assistant for orchestra recordings
  • Multi-instrumentalist
  • Music teacher and lecturer (e.g.. Deutsche Pop, University of Bremen, Casa della Musica music school, Bundeskongress Musikunterricht, a number of secondary schools)
  • Teacher for Music and English
  • Author of articles about music teaching
  • Label-owner (Space-Bee-Records)

Collaboration with

  • Lugert Verlag
  • Oldenbourg Schulbuchverlag
  • Ravensburger Spielepark
  • 1/o Hamburg (advertising agency)
  • Jane Norris and her sister T. Sledge (film music agency)
  • NDR
  • University of Bremen
  • Communication and Cognition Research Center Newcastle
  • Wendland Shorts Filmcamp
  • Jan Georg Schütte (Regisseur aus Hamburg)
  • Mark Slater (Filmkomponist aus LA)
  • Prague Metropolitan Orchestra
  • London Symphony Orchestra


  • MA of education (equivalent) in Music and English at University of Fine Arts Bremen and University of Bremen (majors drums and composition)
  • Filmscoring major at Berklee College of Music (Principal instrument: drums) in Boston, MA (USA), among others with Eric Reasoner (Music-Editor for Robin Hood, Leathal Weapon, Curley Sue, Swing Kids a.o.), Armand Qualliotine and Darrell Katz
  • Drum instructions between 1994 and 2008 with Ron Bishop, Casey Scheuerell (Chaka Khan, Herbie Hancock), Victor Mendoza (Paquito D’Rivera, Terence Trent D’Arby), Steve Wilkes (Blue Man Group), Rick Considine (BB King, Jaco Pastorius, Rod Stewart), Richard Flanagan (Boston Pops, Boston Symphony Orchestra), Stefan Dahm (Roger Cicero, Ina Müller, Martha Wainwright)
  • Guitar instructions between 1995 and 2005 with Hartmut Stührenberg, Andreas Lieberg, Andreas Lassak, Tom Szymczak (Bob Hope, Jerry Lewis, Gladys Knight)


Vocational Carreer:

  • Since 11/ 2014: Teacher of Music and English at JBA Bremen
  • 08/ 2009-07/2012: Reseach project in Linguistics about textual interaction of film, music and language at University of Bremen


Personal info

  • born in 1981 in Oldenburg
  • grown up in Varel (Friesland)
  • married since 2015
  • father of a son and a daughter 🙂