O.Univ.Prof. Paul Roczek
University Professor in Violin and 'Quartet in Residence'
- Mirabellplatz 1/II (Room: A02019)
- 5020 Salzburg
- +43 (662) 6198 5310
- +43 (676) 88122355
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Paul ROCZEK was born in 1947 in Vienna and was brilliantly tought in violin by Franz Samohyl and Max Rostal. He was already a member of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra during his studies and later on a member of the famous ensemble "die Wiener Solisten". After having participated succesfully at international competitions he devoted himself especially to chamber music: he founded the Österreichische Streichquartett and the string trio Anton Webern.
Paul Roczek performed at international festivals together with a number of important musicians such as Vegh, Gitlis, Leister, Rampal, Menuhin, Engel, Shetler, Kontarsky a.o. Today he is a constant guest on europian concert stages and repeatedly performs overseas.
As early as 1969 he took over a class for violin at the university for music Mozarteum in Salzburg and was appointed to a chair 1976. For more than ten years he held the office of the vice rector and has been the director of the International Summer Academy at the Mozarteum between 1990 and 2002 .He has been invited as president of the jury to international violin competitions like the Mozart Competition Salzburg and the Leopold-Mozart Competition in Augsburg, Germany and is the permanent president of the official Austrian Youth Music Competitions.