From 1991 to 2001 he held a teaching position in bassoon at the Akademie für Tonkunst in Darmstadt.
Since 2001 he has been being professor for bassoon and chamber music at the University of Music and Theatre “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy“ in Leipzig.
He worked with many big names in the music world. For example Sándor Végh, Mikhail Pletnev, Gidon Kremer and Thomas Hengelbrock.
Invitations to master classes in Germany, Austria, South Korea, Turkey, Ireland, Finland, Portugal Italy and France followed, as well as jury activities at national and international competitions.
Jorg Michael Thome
16th – 21st of August 2021
He won prizes in competitions including “AEOLUS” in Dusseldorf; “AUDI MOZART” in Rovereto; “KURT ALTEN” in Hannover; and especially the 2008 ARD Competition in Munich led to solo performances in the Berlin Philharmonie, the Musikverein in Vienna and at the Salzburg Summer Festival. Philipp Tutzer has been the solo bassoonist of the Mozarteum Orhestra of Salzburg since 2007, and has performed in that role as a guest with the Munich Philharmonic, the Camerata Salzburg, the Rotterdam Philharmonic orchestra, the NDR in Hamburg, and the Berlin Philharmonic. He currently teaches at the Anton Bruckner Private University in Linz, Austria.
20th – 25th of September 2021
Alberto Belli graduated with honors in 1980 at Conservatory “Arrigo Boito” in Parma. In 1979 he got the eligibility for first Bassoon at “I Pomeriggi Musicali di Milano” Orchestra, which he collaborated with till the ’90s. In 1981 he won the international competition for the European Community Youth Orchestra (ECYO), and he was placed second at the international competition “Premio Ancona” (first prize not assigned). He collaborated with several Italian orchestras and various well-known chamber music groups. Since 1983 he has been teaching Bassoon at Italian Conservatories, and since 2008 at the Conservatory “Luca Marenzio” in Brescia.
5th – 10th of July 2021
Philipp Zeller is a Principal Bassoonist of the Saxonian Staatskapelle Dresden and has been a Professor for Bassoon at the Dresden College of Music since 2019. He began his musical career in 2003 as a Prize-winner of the German Music Competition. He has performed as a soloist with, amongst others, the Staatskapelle Dresden, the Berlin Radio-Symphony Orchestra, the Beethoven Orchestra Bonn, the Dresdner Kapellsolisten, and the Dresden Philharmonic.
He was employed by the Berlin Radio-Symphony Orchestra, the Gürzenich Orchestra Köln and the Dresden Philharmonic where he remained until his transition to the Staatskapelle Dresden in 2015.
2nd – 7th ofAugust 2021
CMUSE put him in the list of the best 10 famous bassoon players of all time. Albrecht Holder was awarded various national and international prizes and a German government scholarship. His appearances as a soloist and chamber-musician have taken him to the Americas, Asia and Russia, and throughout Europe. He is principal bassoonist in the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra and since 1997 has served as professor of the instrument at the Würzburg Musikhochschule. He is also a member of the Bayreuth Festival Orchestra and has appeared with Fagottissimo Stuttgart, the Orfeo Ensemble and the Consortium Classicum. He is a founder-member of the Frankfurt Ensemble Modern.