Faculty​​​​

viola

Ulrich Knörzer
23rd - 28th of September 2019
Awarded first prize in the national competition “Jugend musiziert”. As a renowned soloist and chamber musician, Ulrich Knörzer has been a member of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra since 1990 and performs regularly as a chamber musician, predominantly as a member of the Scharoun Ensemble Berlin. He has been a professor of viola at the Berlin University of the Arts.
Thomas Riebl
9th - 14th of September 2019
First prize winner of the International Competitions in Budapest, Munich and winner of the first prize and the Ernst Wallfisch Memorial Award at the International Naumburg Competition New York. Was a member of the Franz-Schubert-Quartett, Vienna and founder member of the Vienna String Sextet. Professor at the University Mozarteum Salzburg and has given numerous master classes worldwide. Many of his students won international competitions and became professors at music universities or leading members of wellknown orchestras and string quartets.
Hartmut Rohde
coming soon...2019
Professor at the Universität der Künste in Berlin, 1st prize in the Deutschen Musikwettbewerb, the "Konzerte junger Künstler" program in 1990 and prize-winner at the International Naumburg Competition in New York in 1991. Hartmut Rohde plays on instruments from Michael Ledfuss (2002) and a Giuseppe Fiorini (1899).
Ludwig Schmalhofer
29th of July - 3rd of August 2019
Prizewinner of the "Bubenreuth string quartet competition”. He has taught since 1995 as viola professor at the Leopold Mozart Center of the University of Augsburg. He has more than 25 years of experience as an orchestral musician and also holds master classes in Paris, at the University of North Carolina (USA) and at the Conservatorio di Musica Napoli.