Karl-Heinz Kämmerling

* 1930     † 2012
from 1989 to 1998 Professor for piano at University Mozarteum Salzburg

Karl-Heinz Kämmerling graduated with distinction in Leipzig; following three further years there as an aspirant, he became assistant to Hug Steurer; taught at the City Music Academy in Braunschweig (Brunswick); Professor at Hanover Academy of Music, where he was also institute director, head of solo teaching and, for six years, vice-president.

Professor for piano at the Mozarteum University Salzburg since 1989; full-professor since 1990.

Winner of the Federal State of Saxony Prize for the Arts
Founder and, for many years, president of the EPTA, Germany
Co-editor of the journal Üben und Musizieren
Works published by Bosse and Schott
Member of the Board of Governors of the International Music Academy for Soloists
Member of the Institute for Special Abilities Research at the University of Paderborn
For many years member of the Music Commission of the German Academic Exchange Program
Former Chairman of the Board of the German Study Awards Program (Deutsche Studienstiftung)

Master-classes in Europe, Asia and the USA
Teacher of numerous national and international prize-winners
Judge at very prestigious competitions
Awarded the Federal Services Order 1st Class (1999)
and the Grand Medal of Honour for Services to the Republic of Austria (2000)
16 of his former students hold professorships at institutes of advanced instruction in Europe