Claudius Kamp was born in 1989 and started playing the recorder when he was four. In 2013 he finished his diploma in early music in Weimar. Claudius is now studying recorder with Myriam Eichberger and Maurice Steger and baroque bassoon with Rainer Johannsen, and since 2013 has studied baroque bassoon at the music university HFK Bremen with Chistian Beuse. He has been inspired by masterclasses with many prestigious personalities in the field of early music, including Maurice Steger, Maurice van Lieshout, Paul Leenhouts and Carin van Heerden. Claudius has been a prizewinner at the German Jugend Musiziertcompetition. Thanks to success at various international competitions, whose juries included Ton Koopman among others, Claudius has given concerts in Israel, Minsk, Bogota, Medellin, Brussels, Paris, Amsterdam Concertgebow with Maurice Steger and Capella Gabetta, at the Wiener Konzerthaus and the Philharmonies in Berlin and Cologne. In 2012 with L’arte del mondo he made a CD of Handel’s Israel in Egypt. In 2013 he was a prizewinner at the Moeck/SRP International Solo Recorder Competition in London. Claudius was selected as bassoonist of the European Union Baroque Orchestra for the 2016/17 season. He plays both recorder and bassoon in ensembles including moderntimes_1800 with director Reinhard Goebel, L’arte del mondo, Main-Barockorchester Frankfurt, Berlin Baroque, Capella Westfalica, Philharmonie Bonn, Bach’s Erben, and Le Chardon.