Wilfried Scharf
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Instrument: zither
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Scharf Wilfried

General Information

Year of Birth:  1955
Place of Birth:  Braunau am Inn
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Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation
1974 - 1977

teaching certificate in Englisch and musical eduation for secondary modern school

 

1982 - 1985

studies, examination for the stately teaching certificate with honours

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
1977

ever since teacher for secondary modern school and music teacher

1989

starting of a zither-class and ever since head of this class

1992

foundation of the ensemble "Salzburger Saitenklang" and ever since artistic management

2005 - 2013

workshops for zither inland and abroad

2010

workshops and presentations

2010

habilitation for a professorship in zither

2012

artistic direction of the 1. International Zither-Festival in Mining am Inn

 

concerts in Europe, Canada, in the USA and many countries of Asia

Performances (Selection)

PeriodPerformanceCompositionOrganisationLocation
2000

New Year's concert "Salute to Vienna"

2000

"Third Man Show"

2002

"Musik der Völker"

2003

playing zither in the musical "Sound of Music"

2004

performances with the "Johann Strauß-Ensemble"

2005

performance in the Semperopera in "Mahagonny"

2006

performance at the creativity conference in Riga/Latvia

2007

presentation of the instrument "zither"

2008

soloist at the "Gustav Mahler Competition" in Viktring/Austria

2009

concert performances during Linz09

2010

performances with the "Mozarteum Brass-Ensemble"

2011

solo-concert at the Festival "Sounds of Eurasia" in Ulan Ude/Sibiria

2012

soloist in the opera "Spuren der Verirrten" at the Musiktheater Linz

2013

concert performances

2014

performance at the New Year's concert of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation
2006

Cultural Medal of the Country of Upper Austria

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