Eva Maria Steinschaden-Vavtar
Lecturer in Instrumental Educational Theory - Violin
- Mirabellplatz 1/III (Room: A03007)
- 5020 Salzburg
She attended master classes with various teachers, including Shmuel Ashkenazy, Ljerko Spiller, Thomas Brandis and Enrico Bronzi, and won first prize in many competitions, such as "Jugend Musiziert" [Young Musicians].
For many years she led the Leopold Mozart Chamber Orchestra in Salzburg; she was a member of various chamber ensembles, including the Steinschaden Trio Salzburg, and a regular extra with the Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra.
For more than ten years she has concentrated primarily on chamber music and the Duo :nota bene:, founded together with pianist Alexander Vavtar in 1996.
She has travelled to every continent, giving over 400 concerts, and has made numerous recordings for radio, television and on CD.
Solo performances include concertos with distinguished orchestras such as the Sinfonia Varsovia, Poznań Philharmonic, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra/Bulgaria and Leopold Mozart Chamber Orchestra Salzburg. She is also much in demand as a juror for national and international competitions.
Eva Steinschaden has taught violin at the Salzburg Musikum since 1988, and has held a teaching post for violin at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg since 1992. She is a regular teacher at the annual chamber music master classes in Schloss Zell an der Pram/Austria, and has held master classes at universities and schools of music in Malta, Mexico, India and China.