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  • Vivi Vassileva | © Adriana Yankulova

    The Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival honours percussionist Vivi Vassileva with the Leonard Bernstein Award for outstanding young musicians. The award, which is endowed with 10,000 euros, will be presented at the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival in mid-July 2023.

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  • Junger Mann spielt Horn | © Christian Schneider
    Team Teaching Days 

    Invitation for all students of the department (also with chamber music partners from other departments) to actively participate In the winter semester 2022/23, the Department of Wind & Percussion Instruments will start a pilot project and offer three public "Team Teaching Masterclasses" with two teachers of the department each during the academic year.

  • Viele Musiker*innen auf einer Bühne, stehend, Blick zum Publikum | © Christian Schneider

    In addition to the successful master's programme in wind orchestra conducting, the Mozarteum University, as a competent partner of the Salzburg Wind Music Association, started the part-time university course in wind orchestra conducting for the first time in March 2019, financed by the province of Salzburg.

  • Vivi Vassileva | © Julia Wesely – Wiener Konzerthaus
    Vivi Vassileva and Richard Putz win Prix Iannis Xenakis 

    Our students Vivi Vassileva and Richard Putz are the winners of this year's Prix Iannis Xenakis. The prize, established by the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival in cooperation with the percussion class on the initiative of Martin Grubinger, promotes young percussion soloists and is intended to pave the way to the major concert halls and international music festivals. The participants had to conceive an extensive solo recital concert and present it in front of a 6-person jury.

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