Katharina Gross
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Instrument: violoncello

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Gross Katharina

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Year of Birth:  1979
Place of Birth:  Hartberg
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We grow with our challenges - these words, one might suppose, have become the artistic motto of Katharina Gross.


PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation

studies (Hildgund Posch)

studies (David Geringas)

studies (Frans Helmerson); graduated with an Artistic Diploma

Royal Northern College of Music: Studium (Ralph Kirshbaum); graduated with a Diploma in Professional Performance

master-classes with Mstislaw Rostropovich, Martin Lovett, Harvey Shapiro, Karine Georgian, Philippe Muller



concerts as soloist a.o. with the State Orchestra Kiev, Philharmonic Orchestra Klausenburg, State Orchestra Kassel and the Philharmonic Orchestra Thüringen, Salzburg Chamber Soloists (Kennedy Center/Washington DC, The Old Cabell Hall/Charlottesville, American Theatre in Hampton, "Abendmusik" at Lincoln, Bethel Performing Arts Series a.o.)

solo-performances and performances as a chamber-musician a.o. at the Vienna Konzerthaus, Vienna Musikverein, Culture Days Salzburg, at the Festival Santander, the Culture Days Harzberg, Bodenseefestival, Palace Concerts Arolsen, Musica nei Castelli/Trentino, Festival Limone sul Garda and Caldonazzo, Pomeriggi Musicali di Salò, Aulos - Musica da Camera in Lugano, Schnittke Chamber Music Days at Amsterdam, Thessaloniki/Vafopoulio

chamber-musical performances at the Fadj Festival (Teheran) and Al Bustan Festival (Beirut)

2006 - 2008

very active in reagrd to chamber-music with the Dutch Párkányi-Quartett (Ex Orlando Quartett) in Holland, Germany and Austria

2006 - 2008

concerts with the Camerata Busoni (piano-quartett) in the Netherlands, a.o. at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Muziekzentrum De Toonzaal at Herzogenbusch, Musis Sacrum at Arnhem and Muziekpodium Zeeland at Middelburg


broadcasted concerts with the Danish Esbjerg Ensemble


foundation and ever since artistic director and organisation of the Kornberger Festtage


foundation of the association "concertello" to help with the organisation of further concerts and music-projects, ever since artistic director and organisation of the concert-series "concertello"


PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation

1st Prize

1st Prize at the International Cello-Competition Liezen

2nd Prize

2nd Prize at the International Cello-Competition Gorizia


trainee-scholarship for furthering the qualification of leading voices in the international sectors of art and culture

Performer of (Composition)

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