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, he was also awarded the 1st prize in the Korean Newspaper Piano Competition and Samik Piano Competition,...

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 throughout the world, including the MDR Orchestra,...

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. In addition to that, he won prizes in Tokyo (Japan) in 1986, in Montreal (Canada) in 1988,...

Alexander Zolotarev (Piano)

Alexander Zolotarev is always a welcomed guest in concert halls and festivals in Germany and abroad, both as solo and ensemble player.  A few notable selections from his long list of performances are: the Music Festival of Schleswig-Holstein, the Celebration of Richard Strauss Tage, the Musical Festivals in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern,...

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. She had already at the age of 10 won the national piano competition,...

Samuel Youn(Vocal)

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), Chung-Ang (Seoul), Franz Schubert (Genoa), Francesco Albanese (Naples),...

Emily Hindrichs (Vocal)

The American soprano Emily Hindrichs holds degrees from the University of Southern Mississippi, the University of Exeter and the New England Conservatory and completed her musical formation as a member of the Seattle Opera Young Artists Program and a Tanglewood Music Center Fellow. Hindrichs is a recipient of a Sullivan Foundation Award,...

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, with Pinchas Zukerman and Gerhard Schulz,...

Andrea Andonian(Vocal)

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, Cologne, Kassel, Regensburg,...

Jozef Hamernik (Transverse flute)

Jozef Hamernik wurde 1984 in Bratislava geboren. Im Alter von zehn Jahren begann er mit dem Flötenspiel bei Mag. Valeria Banovska und bereits nach wenigen Jahren folgte ein Studium am Konservatorium Bratislava, später gleichzeitig am Konservatorium in Budapest. Seit seinem 16. Lebensjahr studierte Jozef Hamernik,...

Aliya Turetayeva (Piano/Accompanist)

Aliya Turetayeva is one of the most promising and talented kazakh pianists of her time. She received her first piano lesson at the age of five and later moved to Europe to continue her musical studies. She graduated from the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz, Cologne,...

Togrul Hüseynli (Piano/Accompanist)

Togrul Huseynli, born in Baku,  ranks amongst  the rising stars  of Azerbaijani classical music. Having begun his performing  career at the age of two years.  Togrul´s talent shone forth  and his dedication to the world of classical piano is undeniable,...

Michael Junghans (Bassposaune)

Michael Junghans, geboren 1954, studierte Bass-Posaune an der Musikhochschule Würzburg bei Prof. Daum.Nach Engagements an den Opernhäusern von Würzburg, Hannover und Stuttgart führte ihn sein Weg 1979 als Bass-Posaunist zum WDR Sinfonieorchester,...

Young-Ah Kim (Liedbegleitung)

Young-Ah Kim, Pianist erhielte sie ihren Bachelor und Masters-Abschluss im Fach Klavier an der Seoul Nationalen Universität in Korea mit Bestnote(Cum Laude). Danach schloss sie ihr Meisterklasse(Konzertexamen) Klavier mit Auszeichnung(1,0/1,0) bei Prof. Bernd Glemser an der Hochschule für Musik Würzburg ab,...

Pavel Gililov(Piano)

Visiting Professor

Erik Schumann(Violin)

Visiting Professor