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Florian Sebastian Podgoreanu


Senior Lecturer / CorrepetitorDepartment Brass, Wind & Percussion Studies

Since 2013 Florian Podgoreanu has been working as a lecturer in the Department for Wind & Percussion Instruments at the University Mozarteum Salzburg. His concert activities have taken him several times to Romania, Austria, Germany (including the Berlin Philharmonie), Italy, Great Britain and Switzerland. In addition to his solo and chamber music work, he sings as a baritone in the vocal quartet "Cantosonor".

Born in Romania in 1985, Florian Podgoreanu began his musical education in his hometown of Ploiesti. Already in his early years of training, he received national and international prizes for piano and composition as a pianist, among others in Romania, Belgium, Austria and Italy. In 2000, he was admitted to the Music Lyceum George Enescu in Bucharest in the class of Prof. Ileana Busuioc. In 2003, he began his piano studies at the University Mozarteum Salzburg and completed his Bachelor's degree with Prof. Cordelia Höfer-Teutsch and his Master's degree with Prof. Imre Rohmann in 2012 with distinction.

Florian Podgoreanu gained further training and inspiration in master classes with Serghei Dorensky, Lory Wallfish, Lisa Leonskaya, Viniciu Moroianu, Trevor Pinock and Rolf Dieter Arens, among others.