LECTURERS

Bum-Suk Kim (Piano)

The German-Korean pianist, Bum-Suk Kim was born into an artistic family in 1977 in Seoul, South Korea.

At the age of 10, he won the 1st prize in Kyung-Gi Piano Competition. In following years, ...

Henri Sigfridsson(Piano)

The Finnish pianist Henri Sigfridsson has established himself as one of the most sought after soloist and chamber musician in the European concert scene. As a soloist Sigfridsson has played with the leading Finnish orchestras and numerous orchestras

Oleg Poliansky (Piano)

Oleg Poliansky was born in Kiev, Ukraine, in 1968.

He is prize winner of many international competitions, first of all of the international `Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow` (Russia) in 1998.

Alexander Zolotarev (Piano)

Born in St.Petersburg in 1968, Alexander Zolotarev began playing piano at the age of five. In the period 1975-1986 he attended the specialized training school of the St. Petersburg conservatory.

In 1985 he was the prize winner in the National Russian Piano Competition Born in St.Petersburg in 1968, ...

Yumi Cho (Piano)

Yumi Cho displayed her mastery of each and every tempo to provide a perfect and iridescent performance. (B.Hoffmann).

When Yumi Cho moved to Germany in 2004 to study with Professor W. Wagenhäuser, she had already enjoyed a remarkable career in her homeland Korea.

Asa Mori (Piano, Alexander Technique)

Born in Nagoya, Japan in 1981. She began playing the piano at the age of 6. By the end of the following year she had already won two prizes in national competitions.

The 1st prize was at “The Konan Music Competition” and the highest prize at The Japan Piano Teachers Associetion Audition,

Samuel Youn(Singing)

Heldenbaritone Samuel Youn studied singing in Seoul, at Conservatorio G. Verdi in Milan and with Arthur Janzen at Musikhochschule Cologne.

He has won several internationally renowned singing competitions among them Toti dal Monte (Treviso),...

Emily Hindrichs(Singing)

Emily Hindrichs studierte an der University of Southern Mississippi, der University of Exeter und am New England Conservatory, anschließend war sie Mitglied im Young Artist Program der Seattle Opera und im Tanglewood Music Center.

Werner von Schnitzler(Violin)

Werner von Schnitzler (1978) is both a violinist and violist and was born in Cologne.

He studied with teachers such as Igor Ozim, Victor Tretjakov, Antoine Tamestit (viola) and Harald Schoneweg (chamber music) in Cologne

Ken Schumann(Violin, Chamber music)

Ken Schumann was born near the German city of Cologne into a family of musicians. He began playing the violin as a four-year-old and made his début with orchestra at the age of 10. 

He received his violinistic training from Zakhar Bron, Thomas Brandis and Heime Müller, ...

Andrea Andonian(Voice)

Andrea Andonian (mezzo soprano) was born in Colorado, USA. She earned her Bachelor's Degree (Music/Voice Major) at Stetson University, and her Master's Degree (Music/Voice Major) at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. After her initial engagements in Germany with the Cologne Opera studio and the theater of Krefeld/Mönchengladbach, ...

Arne Willimczik(Accompanist)

Arne Willimczik is a highly articulate and intelligent musician with an infectious passion for music. He studied conducting at Hamburg University of Music and Theatre with Klauspeter Seibel and has a wide range of experience in the opera houses of Germany, including Hamburg, ...

Pavel Gililov(Piano)

Visiting professor

 

Erik Schumann(Violin)

Visiting professor