String Studies

Maxim Vengerov spricht mit einer Studiernden auf der Bühne | © Christian Schneider

As one of the leading international institutions of its kind, the Department for String & Plucked Instruments offers young musicians* a top-class education and prepares them for modern concert life. With numerous performance opportunities, competitions, chamber music festivals, orchestral productions, international exchange programs and interdisciplinary projects, a unique atmosphere is offered in the midst of the festival city of Salzburg.

As the largest department, the String and Plucked Instruments is embedded in one of the most versatile art universities in Europe, which gives students the opportunity for a lively exchange with the most diverse forms of music, art and research. In addition, Salzburg offers ideal conditions for concentrated and inspired work. In the midst of an incredible landscape, one can experience performances of operas and concerts by international artists* throughout the year, for example at the Salzburg Festival and the Mozart Week. Here, everyone can find and develop their individual skills and artistic voice.

Courses

Events

  • 1.6.—30.6.2024
    Study concerts June 2024
    Study concerts (or "class evenings") are concerts in which students of the Mozarteum University perform on stage. They are either organised as part of courses or by the respective departments - and can be experienced with free admission.
    Study concert
    · Free
  • 19.6.2024
    01:00 pm
    Solitär
    Graduate concert Violin: Tobias Aan
    Student with Veronika Hagen-Di Ronza
    Graduate Concert
    · Free
  • 19.6.2024
    02:10 pm
    Solitär
    Graduate concert Violin: Isobel Warmelink
    Student with Lukas Hagen
    Graduate Concert
    · Free
  • 21.6.2024
    02:50 pm
    Solitär
    Graduate concert Violoncello: Valerie Fritz
    Student with Clemens Hagen
    Graduate Concert
    · Free
  • 21.6.2024
    04:00 pm
    Solitär
    Graduate concert Violoncello: Ema Krečič
    Student with Clemens Hagen
    Graduate Concert
    · Free

News

  • © Wildbild & Team
    16.4.2024
    Awarding of ensemble scholarship 

    The presentation concert of the scholarship holders of the newly created ensemble scholarship A (one-year) Start Up for Ensemble(s) took place in the impressive ambience of Schloss Leopoldskron at the beginning of April. In cooperation with "The International Society of Mozarteum University Salzburg", over 44.000 euros will be made available to students or graduates of the Mozarteum University Salzburg.

    News
  • Ziyu He | © Sofija Palurovic
    15.3.2024
    A new home - Ziyu He 

    Ziyu He was one of the youngest soloists in the Vienna Philharmonic when he made his debut at the Musikverein under Adam Fischer in 2017 at the age of just 18. The year before, he won both the International Mozart Competition in Salzburg and the Yehudi Menuhin Competition, and in 2014 he was the Eurovision Young Musician of the Year. He is a violinist with the renowned Altenberg Trio.

    Alumni Story
  • 1.3.2024
    Guitar spring: concert tour & premiere of the "CumTempora" project 

    The guitar department of the Mozarteum University is starting spring 2024 with an extensive programme: students in the classes of Andrea De Vitis and Laura Young have the unique opportunity to showcase their talent at concerts in Italy, which are made possible as part of an Erasmus collaboration with the renowned Boccherini Conservatory in Lucca (Tuscany).

    News

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Ion Marin und das Akademieorchester im Rahmen der Mozartwoche 2023 | © Wolfgang Lienbacher
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Sinfoniekonzert Max Schlereth Saal Oktober 2023 | © Michael Klimt
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Zweigeteiltes Bild des Solitär, links Treppe nach unten, rechts Blick in den Konzertsaal | © Andrew Phelps
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