Johannes Cernota was born in 1955. At the age of five, he began taking piano lessons. Between 1974 and 1982 he trained to become a concert pianist under Luciano Ortis, Günter Ludwig and Kurt Seibert at the music academies of Bremen and Cologne. From 1980 to 1982, he was an assistant instructor for piano at the University of Bremen, then at the University of Oldenburg until 1994. In 1982 and 1983, he was also employed as a tutor for the municipal theatre company of Bremen.
His performing career began in 1975. Johannes Cernota did concerts in both Germany and abroad. In addition to his work as a musician and composer, he is also a painter. His artworks have been shown in numerous exhibitions in his home country and elsewhere since 1979. In this way, his attraction for Erik Satie is not a mere accident. In his pianistic work, Johannes Cernota tries to incorporate all the sites of the classic genre: music, draughtsmanship and lyrics. In this way, the listener can enjoy a 3D musical experience.
Age restrictions: All Ages.