Hello, girls and boys

Welcome to my website. My name is Fred Händl and I play the piano. I am a music teacher, performing musician and composer. I perform solo, as well as in ensembles and I compose (solo piano) music for movies and music videos.

I have released several albums of my own compositions and some with arrangements of the music of Frank Zappa. Download my music, free of charge, from my Bandcamp-page.

Thanks for checking out my page.

~ Fred


Here's a couple of videos I have recorded. There's a bunch more on my YouTube Channel. If you subscribe to the channel, you'll be the first to know when I've uploaded a new video.


Oh no - solo piano rendition

Here is a video of me playing an arrangement of Frank Zappa's composition: Oh No. Recorded in May 2018 on my August Förster grand piano. A snippet of this recording can be heard in the 2020 Alex Winter movie: ZAPPA (released on November 27th).

As a great admirer of Frank Zappa's work(s), this was an absolute honour for me! If you ever read this, Alex: "Thank you SO much!"

~ Fred

Treacherous Cretins - F. Zappa

The Lonely Man Theme - J. Harnell

Quiet Storm - F. Händl

Watermelon in Easter Hay - F. Zappa

Black Napkins w/ backing track - F. Zappa

Chi Mai - E. Morricone

Let's Make The Water Turn Black - F. Zappa

Smile My love, I'll Cry Instead - F. Ha¨ndl

Albums / Discography

Over the years, I have released several albums. Some of those are still available online, others have disappeared in the abyss of time. Which is all good, for that's how it goes. You can find and listen to my music for free on my Bandcamp page.

~ Fred

Solo releases

ZAPPA - solo piano - [2020]

Train For Leaving - solo piano - [2020]

Molsons Dear - solo piano - [2019]

The Poodle Magic Pig Type - [2018]

Plays The Music Of Frank Zappa - [2015]

Re-provision - [1996]

Appeared on

Lemme Take You To The Beach - [2020]

Boy Wonder, I Love you - [2019]

Been To Kansas In A Minor - [2019]

Been To Kansas In A Minor V2 - [2017]

What's New In Baltimore / Aybe Sea - [2017]

Son of Mr. Green Genes - [2016]

Any Way The Wind Blows - 2015

With Zappatika on Zappanale #26 - 2015

Live on stage with Ike Willis, Bill Carbone, Denny Walley,
Jeff Hollie, Craig 'Twister' Steward and Ed Mann - [DVD]

Bookings / Commissions

As a perfoming musician, I am available for solo piano performances as a main act, or as supporting artist. I am also a composer of solo piano music, e.g. accompanying (short) videos and film.

A wall - by Fred Händl

The Hindenburg - music by Fred Händl

Please contact me for more information on bookings and commissions, by sending an email to: management@fredhandl.com .

Thank you for visiting my website. Be goode, now.

~ Fred


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