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Michael Beil studied piano, music theory and composition in Stuttgart. From 1996 onwards he taught music theory and composition in Berlin, directing the departments for New Music and pre-college preparation at the music schools in Kreuzberg and Neukölln. In 2000 he founded the group Skart together with Stephan Winkler in order to conceive concerts with inter-media content. During this time, Michael Beil also took on the artistic direction of the festival Klangwerkstatt. In 2007 he was appointed professor of electronic composition at the Academy of Music and Dance in Cologne, where he directs the studio for electronic music.