FACULTY

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Tamara Atschba Piano

By critics from The Listener, BBC Music magazine, Fuji News/Japan a. o., the Georgian pianist Tamara Atschba has been described as an "incomparably inspired pianist". Her strong musical personality, the high quality of her playing and the exceptional colours of her piano sound have been noticed by internationally renowned musicians such as Yehudi Menuhin, Zubin Metha, Martha Argerich a. o.
Tamara Azschba has been performing in Europe, Asia, the USA and at numerous international festivals...

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Antonio Pompa-Baldi Piano

The Italian pianist won the Cleveland International Piano Competition in 1999, and embarked on a career that continues to extend across five continents. A top prize winner at the 1998 Marguerite Long Competition in Paris, France, he also won a silver medal at the 2001 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Mr. Pompa-Baldi appears regularly at the world’s major concert venues including New York’s Carnegie Hall, Paris’ Salle Pleyel, Milan’s Sala Verdi, Shanghai’s Grand Theatre, and Boston’s Symphony Hall. He performed in London, Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Kiev, Auckland, and Hong Kong, to name a few. Recent live performances include the 5 Beethoven Piano Concertos, as well as the complete Rachmaninoff Piano Concertos and Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini...

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Berthold Foeger Jazz Piano

The prominent jazz pianist offers an individual approach to help the student discover a freedom at the keyboard. He has an outstanding ability to enthuse the young musicians. Berthold Foeger was born in Upper Austria, where he began a classical piano training at an early age. He studied jazz piano at the Vienna Conservatory with Harald Gansberger. Numerous appearances with 'Half an Octet', Acoustic Jazz Trio'...

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Coretta Kurth Body and Mind

studied jazz vocals in Amsterdam/Neatherlands and physical education,
including a course for breathing and voice at the University of Performing
Arts in Vienna with Christa Schwertsik.
From 1997 to 2001 Coretta Kurth lived in Cologne/Germany and
performed...

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Patrick Lechner Piano

Austrian Pianist Patrick Lechner studied in Salzburg, Munich and Vienna. Among his teachers were Karl-Heinz Kämmerling, Thomas Böckheler and Awadagin Pratt. He holds a Doctoral degree from Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, where he received a full scholarship. He worked extensively with Zoltan Kocsis, Mikhail Voskressensky, Emanuel Ax, Michel Béroff, Philippe Entremont ...

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Susanna Spaemann Piano

Susanna Spaemann is artistic director of the international piano festival, “Vienna Young Pianists”, founded by her in 2005. Born in Muenster, Germany, she studied piano performance with Anton Czjzek and piano pedagogy with Brian Lamport at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg, Austria. At the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, Susanna Spaemann completed her studies with Harald Ossberger and Klára Harrer-Baranyi. She received advanced training...

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Andreas Vierziger Self-Management for Musicians

Andreas Vierziger works internationally as artistic and strategic consultant in the music field. Among his clients are festivals, concert presenters, artists, record labels and other institutions from the music business. He had collaborations with partners such as the Welsh National Opera/UK, Sommets Musicaux de Gstaad/Switzerland, Vivienne Westwood/Milan Fashion Week and David Lynch’s Silencio Club in Paris...

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