DOZENTEN / INSTRUCTORS:
Martina MAZANIK, Querflöte
Born in Vienna, she already played the recorder in her childhood. At the age of eight, she began studying flute at the Vienna Conservatory. In 1994, she completed the instrumental and vocal pedagogy (IGP) studies in flute and percussion; In 1998 she graduated with distinction. Since 1997, Martina Mazanik has been teaching flute, music and theory in wind music classes at the music schools of the city of Vienna. She is also regularly present as a lecturer at summer courses and at the Austrian Wind Music Association. Her artistic activities as a flutist are manifold in Germany and abroad (Europa, USA, China), both as a soloist and as a participant in orchestras and ensembles of different genres.
Hirokazu HIRAKI, Oboe
Born In Tokyo. Education: University of Music Kunitachi Tokyo - Diploma Bachelor of Arts 1986, University of Music Zurich and University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. Occupation: 1984-86 Participation in the NHK Sinfonieorchester and the Tokyo Sinfonie-orchestra. 1986-88 Orchesterpraktikum 1st oboe in orchestra Biel (Switzerland). Since 1988 he has been a member of the Grazer PhilharmonischesOrchester (Grazer Oper) as the first oboeist and solo English hornist. Teaching: Master's courses in Japan. Private lessons from students of the University of Graz for the preparation of examinations. Numerous solo performances and tours enriched the virtuosity of Mr. HirokazuHiraki.
Mag. Günther AIGELSREITER, Klarinette
Born in Mürzzuschlag. From the 6th year on, recorder and clarinet lessons private and at the Johannes Brahms music school Mürzzuschlag. Studies for clarinet (concertation) at the University of Music Graz. 1994 Completion of the course IGP 1 (Teaching qualification examination). Since 1995 teacher at the Johannes Brahms music school Mürzzuschlag. 1999 Concerto diploma with Master's degree. District youth representative of the BlasmusikverbandMürzzuschlag. Since 2014, conductor of the BöhlerMürzzuschlag-Hönigsberg works. It is important for Mag. Aigelsreiter that both pupils and teachers enjoy music . That his education also promotes the social development of the pupils and that every kind of music is played - from popular music to classical music. The artistic activity of GüntherAigeslreiter is not only his orchestration in orchestras and ensembles but also the conducting of clarinet courses and various ensembles, the work as conductor, as well as his compositional and jury activities.
Rupert STELZER, Saxophon
Studied classical saxophone with Mag. Kawrza and Prof. Vrhovnik as well as instrumental pedagogy with special emphasis on jazz saxophone at the Music Universities of Graz and Vienna. He graduated from the "Conservatoire National Regional" in Bordeaux / France for two years of the international saxophone class and "MusiqueContemporaine" course by Jean-Marie Londeix and Marie-Bernadette Charrier. Rupert Stelzer has regularly been performing at home and abroad since his studies. Since 2000, he has been teaching at the music schools of the City of Vienna. Rich experience by numerous soloistic performances, chamber music and classical saxophone in the orchestra.
Mag. Àgnes Fejes, Fagott
Àgnes Fejes studied bassoon at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna with Richard Galler. In 2001 she was a prizewinner of the Austrian Foundation "Forum Hungarikum", founded the "Con Brio" bassoon trio, and became a member of the Yehudi Menuhin Foundation "Live Music Now Styria". Since 2011 she is a member of the "Vienna Wind Ensemble". ÀgnesFejes has gained orchestral experience in a number of European orchestras, including: European Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna Jeunesse Orchestra, JungePhilharmonie Wien, Ossiach Orchestra Academy, Stadttheater Baden, Vienna Mozart Orchestra, Volksoper Vienna, HeiligerKönig Stephan Symphony Orchestra Budapest, Graz Symphonic Orchestra, Sinfonietta Baden, KünstlerOrchesterWien, SchönbrunnerSchlossorchesters, Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich ... As a soloist, she plays solo pieces of classical and modern music and regularly substitutes in well-known orchestras in Vienna and Budapest.
Mag. Hermann EBNER, Privatdozent, Horn
Born in Vorau, Styria-Austria, horn study at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz. Years of experience as a first horn player in the Tonkünstlerorchester Niederösterreich. Principal hornist of the Vienna Academy, L'Orfeo baroque orchestra, Musica angelica Los Angeles, Les Mucisiens du Louvre et al. Professor of horn, natural horn and chamber music at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz and in Vienna. 2004 artistic habilitation (veniadocendi). Publications, etc. "The harristers of Joseph Haydn at Esterhazy Court". Rege solo, chamber music and orchestral activity in Europe, Asia, South America and USA. Numerous solo concerts and CD recordings with classical and contemporary compositions. Lecturer and director of horn and chamber music seminars in Austria. Juror at national and international competitions.
Dir. Mag. Michael KOLLER, Trompete, Ensemble- und Orchesterleitung
Born in Wartberg.Matura at the Musikgymnasium in Graz. Studied with Prof. Hans Meister and Prof. Hans-Peter Schuh at the Musikhochschule Graz. 1987 Teaching qualification examination. 1988 Diploma examination with distinction. 1989 sponsorship for the Magister artium. Since 1986 he has been a teacher for brass instruments at the Johannes Brahms Music School in Mürzzuschlag and since 1989 also an administrator. Since 2001 teacher in VIKMU (vocal instrumental class music lessons). From 2000 - 2015 Kapellmeister of the MV "Harmonie" location and works chapelle Vogel & NootWartberg. Since 1 August 2011 director of the Johannes Brahms music school Mürzzuschlag. In his pedagogical activity, it is important for Koller to create blistering foundations and to constantly improve them so that the pupils can enter the world of music unhindered. Michael Koller is the head of several ensembles and orchestras, as a juror, as a soloist and chamber musician both in Germany and abroad. Courses with MalteBurba, Stanko Arnold, Maurice André and Arturo Sandoval and Solokonzerte with Carole Dawn Reinhart and Hans Gansch. Teacher training in multi-dimensional music teaching MDU® according to Gerhard Wolters. 2015 and 2016 Education with degree and examination in level 1 according to the Suzukim method for trumpet with Ann-Marie Sundberg in Stockholm. Member of the MDF - Association of Music Directors in Styria.
Prof. Mag. Werner HACKL, Posaune, Bartion, Ensemble- und Orchesterleitung
Born in Krems on the Danube. Maturate at the Realgymnasium in Vienna. Studied at the Pedagogical Academy and at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. Graduate. Mag.art. First military musician at the Gardemusik Vienna.Afterwards professional musician (Posau-nist) in the Tonkünstlerorchester in Vienna and director of the wind ensemble. Professor Hackl taught at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna the ensemble for brass instruments (trumpet horn trombone bass tuba). He is often invited as a lecturer at seminars and summer courses. In addition, he is the artistic director of the Blasmusik Original Kaiserjäger. In courses and workshops he imparts his knowledge to orchestral conductors, conductors and brass musicians. For 25 years, he was the President of the Austrian Society for Contemporary Music, which was responsible for cultural activities in Austria. As a conductor of the Künstler Orchester Wien, he often performs art trips (several times in China) and enriches the cultural offer in many countries. In a variety of ways, Prof. Werner Hackl has acquired a high artistic horizon as a versatile musician, conductor, ensemble director, organizer and pedagogue with a focus on wind instruments, through concert, music theater, early music and church music.
Mag. Hannes HAIDER, Tuba
Studied at the Grazer Kunstuniversität (Prof. Josef Maierhofer), 1990/91 Scholarship of the "Peabody-Conservatoryofmusic" in Baltimore (USA), 1995 Graduation with 2. Diplomprüfung und Sponsionzum Mag. Art. Member of the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra. Substitute in the Vienna State Opera and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, 2000-2008 Tubist Klangforum Wien. 1997-2001 tubist in the Symphonic Symphony Orchestra 2001 "Recreation - GroßesOrchester Graz". 1995-2002 "Brass-Quintet Graz" since 2003 tubist with "Graz ChamberBrass". Member of the "St. Barbara Di-xielanders "and the" Styrian Bohemian ". Lecturer at various seminars for deep brass instruments, among others. At the World Youth Orchestra of the "Mid-Europe" Schladming. Since 1998 director of the music school Mariazell.
Univ.-Prof. Helmut ZEHETNER, Violine
Helmut Zehetner, born in Lower Austria, was top prize winner of the regional violin competition of Music Schools in Lower Austria. He gave his debut with several solo concerts in Austria and in the USA during his one-year term as exchange High School graduate in Berkeley, San Francisco. After the university entrance examination he studied violin with Franz Samohyl (graduated in 1980), composition with Friedrich Neumann and conducting with Karl Österreicher (graduated in 1982) at the university of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna.
Since 1980 he performs as violinist in the Vienna Opera and in 1983 he became member of the Vienna Philharmonics (Wiener Philharmoniker). He became principal violinist of the Vienna Philharmonics and performed in several chamber musician and conductor of international chamber concerts.
During his studies he founded youth and student orchestra (Jugendorchester der nö. Mus-ikschulen, TU-Orchester). He organized and held classes at summer academies („MusikfabrikRosenau/Zwettl“). Since 1985 he directs the course Orchestra at the University of Music and Performing Arts.Continuous he held orchestra with the Webern Sinfonietta and rehearsals with the Webern Symphony Orchestra for conductors like Riccardo Muti, Pierre Boulez, Franz Welser-Möst, Kirill Petrenko, Bertrand de Billy, Claudio Abbado, Mstislav Rostropovich und Zubin Metha. He established his own musical cycle in “Wiener Musikverein” as a cooperation of the University of Music and Performing Arts, Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde as well as Jeunesse.
Since 1997 he is chairman of the string department at the International Orchestra Institute Attergau. He introduced very skilled students into the Viennese sound characteristics as well as the Viennese playing tradition under the patronage of Vienna Philharmonics concluding with a closing concert during the Salzburg festival.
In 2008, he was appointed Professor at the University of Music and Performing Arts.
Mag. Simone Mustein, Violine
Born in 1970 in Graz. Matura at the BORG Deutschlandsberg. From 1988 studied at the University of Music Graz. 1995 1.Diplom concert compartment.1997 Teaching skills for violin with the main subject Musical Early Education. 1999 Completion of the studies for instrumental (singing) pedagogy with distinction. Mag. Mustein would like to give her students joy in music and motivate them to be happy with their instruments. It is important for her to foster a common music education, as well as to train the pupils in addition to the active play to interested con-examiner. Simone Mustein is a member of several symphonic orchestras. Since 2006 she is a teacher at the music school Wildon and the Johannes Brahms music school Mürzzuschlag.
Mag. Reinhold RIEGER, Viola
Born in Germany. Studies Konzertfach Viola in Cologne, Brussels and Vienna, Mag.art.Representation of Prof. S. Führlinger at the Musikhochschule in Vienna, assistant to Prof. J. Staar (1.Solo-violinist of the Vienna Philharmonic). Since 1990, Prof. Rieger has been performing his own viola class at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. Concerts as a soloist, chamber musician, orchestra and opera. Recordings for radio and TV. Assistant to N. Brainin (Amadeus Quar-tett). Common Masterclasses most recently in Colombia. Management of concert cycles (nations' kaleidoscope). Recording director for CD productions. Bearer of the Order of German Knights and Commander of the Spanish King Juan Carlos I. Reinhold Rieger is particularly interested in working with the youth to promote development processes.
Prof. Josef LUITZ, Violoncello
Born in Vienna, Solo cellist of the Noe. Tonkünstler orchestra. Cello studies with Professor Walther Kleinecke (Wiener Philharmoniker) and Professor Nikolaus Hübner, conservatoire of the city Vienna, master course with Radu Aldulescu in Spain. Since 1972 professor at the conservatoire of the city Vienna. Since over 25 years courses for violoncello, with the Wiener Musikseminar, Allegro Vivo, NÖ. Musikschulwerk, with the Mittsommernachts festival in Umeå (Sweden) and seminar activities in Japan. Numerous solo- and chamber-musical concerts, broadcast- and CD-recordings and concert tours in the countries of Europe, to Russia, South America, Asia complete the musical activities. Emphasis of the course is: "perfect the musical interpretation in conformity with body consciousness to bring, as well as clay/tone quality, clay/tone volume and Intonation by organic courses of motion."
Mag. Anna Katharina Mittermeier, Kontrabass
The Viennese received her first double bass lessons at the age of eight. At the age of 14, she began her studies with Prof. Niederhammer at the University of Music in Vienna and was included in the program "Junge Wiener Solisten". This was followed by concert tours to China, Japan and the USA with the "National Youth Orchestra Sweden". After Anna Mittermeier attended numerous master classes, she was awarded the "Förderpreis der Wiener Symphoniker" and has since been working as a substitute in this orchestra. Other substitute activities in the orchestra of the Volksoper Wien, at the NiederösterreichischeTonkünstlerorchester, the RSO Wien and the Wiener Kammerorchester. As part of the Summer Academy of the Vienna Philharmonic she participated in the Salzburg Festival. The artist won several music competitions, such as "Prima la Musica" and "MusicaJuventutis"; At the "International Summer Academy (ISA)" she was the winner of the overall category "Soloist Strings". She is a scholarship holder of "Dr. Robert and Lina Thyll-Dürr "; In 2017 she spent a working stay in the foundation "Casa Zia Lina". Apart from solo performances, she works chamber music with well-known artists. In 2018 she was offered a contract with the Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna
Dr. Mag. Ana SZILAGYI, Korrepetition & Piano Accompaniment
Born 1971 in Bucharest, Romania she studied piano, composition and organ at the National University of Music Bucharest, electroacoustic composition and music theory at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. This was followed by doctorate degrees in Bucharest (2009) and Vienna (2011). 1996-1997 she was an accompanist at the George Enescu Music High School in Bucharest and 1997-2002 University assistant at the “Transilvania” University Brasov / Romania, where she held an office for work analysis and coaching. For this purpose she also taught piano, organ, and score game. 2000-2002 she was a member of the piano trio “Armonia”. She has lived in Vienna since of 2002. 2012-2013 she was a lecturer at the University of Vienna and from 2013 she teaches piano, organ and music theory at the Richard Wagner Vienna Conservatory. As a pianist she performed with the Brasov Philharmonic as well as in solo concerts and as a piano accompanist in Romania, Austria, the Czech Republic and Luxembourg. As an organist, she has performed in various churches in Romania and Germany. She received the Herder Grant and the Theodor Körner Prize for Composition, and Award of Excellence by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research for her dissertation. Her works are performed in many countries and aired by various TV and radio stations.