Victor Alcántara (*1975) is a German-Peruvian pianist, composer and arranger. He studied piano, jazz piano and filmscoring at the university of music in Munich and received a scholarship for music of the Richard Strauss Society. During his childhood he performed in the Tölzerknabenchor the vocal alto-soloparts of e.g. Macbeth, The Magic Flute, Johannes Passion, his vocal background is the base of his creative output. He published several jazzrecordings as pianist and songwriter and worked for show- and filmbusiness. In 2009 he was awarded 3rd price of the II. International Uuno Klami Competition for Composition in Finland 2009. Since 2001 he´s teaching at numerous German universities of music. He holds a PhD in musicology from the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz.