Gertrude Rossbacher-Kawka
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Instrument: viola

Rossbacher-Kawka Gertrude

General Information

Place of Birth:  Vienna
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Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation
1977 - 1985

 

1977 - 1985

lessons with Professor Karl Stierhof, degree with distinction

1983 - 1984

master-classes with Professor Max Rostal

1986 - 1987

studies at the Herbert von Karajan Academy

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
1980 - 1985

member

1984

ever since viola solos for the following orchestras, a.o. Berne Symphony Orchestra, Berlin Barock Orchestra etc.

1987 - 1997

member

1995 - 2004

member of the Philharmonic Sextett

1996 - 1997

music professor at the Herbert von Karajan Academy

1998 - 2003

music professor

2004

ever since studio teaching, working with violists and violinists - preparation for auditions and training etc.

2004

ever since member of the ensembles Kontrapunkte and Die Reihe

2004

ever since solo-viola at the Lower Austrian Tonkünstler Orchestra

2009

founding and ever since management of the Miriam Ross™ Academy

lecturer of viola-groups in different youth orchestras

numerous international concert-tours - recitals at some of the most important concert-halls of the world such as at the Musikverein Vienna, Vienna Konzerthaus, Mozarteum Salzburg, Berlin Philharmonie and at Carnegie Hall New York etc.

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation
1983

scholarship from the City of Bern for studies at the Bern University of Arts

1984

special prize for the best interpretation of a modern piece at the International Viola Competition, Budapest/Hungary

1985

scholarship awarded by the Herbert von Karajan-Foundation Berlin

1998

First prize (= New York Debut) at the International Auditions "East and West Artists"

First Prize in the category "viola and string-quartet"

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