Victor Alcántara (*1975) is a German-Peruvian pianist, composer and arranger. He studied piano, jazz piano and film music at the University of Music in Munich and received a scholarship for music from the Richard Strauss Society. He published several jazz recordings as a pianist and composer and worked for the entertainment and film business. In 2009 he won the 3rd prize of the II. Uuno Klami International Composition Competition in Finland 2009. Since 2001 he´s teaches at numerous German universities. He holds a doctorate in musicology (PhD) from the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz. His current current activities include concerts with the Monika Roscher Bigband, guitarist André Krengel, and the Taiko-Percussion-Ensemble Drumaturgia.