Wendelin Bitzan, born 1982, is a musician, composer, and researcher in music. He graduated from the Berlin University of the Arts with degrees in piano, music education, sound engineering, and music theory. Subsequently, he took up a lecturership in music theory at the Berlin University of the Arts, Faculty of Music. Wendelin regularly appears as a chamber musician, vocal accompanist, and performer of own compositions. He is the author of several papers related to music theory and music education, as well as the book Learning and playing by heart. On memorizing in music (2010). He resides in Berlin with his family.