Welcome to my homepage! I am a composer of contemporary music currently doing a bachelor’s degree with Markus Hechtle and Wolfgang Rihm at the University of Music Karlsruhe, Germany.

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Unter the heading  ›Works‹  you’ll find a listing of all my pieces for various instrumentations such as solo pieces, chamber/ensemble music and music theatre. A selection of the corresponding score extracts and sound examples can be found in the categories called ›solo‹ , ›chamber music & ensemble‹ and ›music theatre.


»Marc David Ferrum’s compositions inspire me to get up in the mornings. Mainly because they echo through our flat at 7am.« [Rebekka D. – flatmate]

»Wherever you meet him, you’ll recognize him by his gold or silver sparkling sneakers.«  [Elisa Beck, music journalist]


You can listen to my works on the following dates:

2020-06-23   2pm  |  » S P I E G E L «  for clarinet solo
Konzerthaus Berlin  |  Werner-Otto-Saal 

clarinet:  Magdalena Faust
commissioned by  Konzerthaus Berlin,
funded by Freunde Junger Musiker Deutschland


2021-03- 05  &  06  |  new collaborative work for baritone, noh-singer and traditional ensemble
Motoharu Kawashima and Yū Kuwabara  |  National Theatre of Japan  |  Tokyo

comissioned by National Theatre of Japan