Marcus Pouget,

Lecturer in Training an Orchestra - Cello, Senior Lecturer for IGP cello

  • Mirabellplatz 1
  • 5020 Salzburg

Marcus Pouget was born in Linz in 1966 and graduated from the Musikgymnasium Linz in 1985. He studied at the Mozarteum University Salzburg with Prof. Wilfried Tachezi and in 1989 he passed the diploma examination with distinction. He was awarded with the "Bernhard Paumgartner Medal" by the International Mozarteum Foundation. Further postgraduate studies led him to Laszlo Mezö (Bartok Quartet) in Budapest and William Pleeth in London.  

In 1990 he started as first voice guide, and since 2002 he has been a solo cellist with the Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra. As a cellist of the Mozarteum Quartet, he gives concerts in Asia, South America and Europe - at the Wigmore Hall London, at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow, at the Martinu Hall in Prague, at the Kuhmo Festival and at the Salzburg Festival. As a continuo cellist he gave concerts with Ivor Bolton, Trevor Pinnock and Marc Minkowski and he was engaged by the RAI Turin and the Salzburg Festival.  

As a guest cellist he plays at the Musiciens du Louvre. He is also a member of the Austrian Ensemble for New Music and played as a guest in the Klangforum Wien. He recorded 24 CDs as a chamber musician and soloist (Dvorak concert, Danzi concert).  

From 1991 to 2004 he was an assistant at the Mozarteum University Salzburg, since 2004 he has been a lecturer for "orchestral position training". He was invited by the Anton Bruckner Private University Linz as a guest lecturer for orchestral position training. He taught several times at audition seminars at the Oestig. As a lecturer, he also supervised the cellists in the State Youth Orchestra of Upper Austria and Salzburg.