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Claudia Eder studied voice and violoncello in Munich, Frankfurt, and Milan. She performed on stages such as the opera houses of Wiesbaden, Düsseldorf, and Vienna. International opera and concert engagements have taken her to Madrid, London, Paris, Rome, the USA, and Japan, to the Salzburg Festival, the Wiener Festwochen, and the Schleswig-Holstein Festival with Claudio Abbado, Seiji Ozawa, Michael Gielen, Enoch zu Guttenberg. Claudia Eder, who is also Professor of Voice, gives masterclasses in Germany and abroad. In 2004, she founded the International Summer School “Singing Summer” which is annually bringing together renowned artists and young professionals in Mainz. Prof. Eder was the first artist to be awarded with the prize of the Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur in 2006. In 2009, the Voice Division lead by Prof. Eder received the award for outstanding achievements in learning, teaching, and artistic development work of the Rhineland Palatinate Excellence Competition. Prof. Eder became a member of the Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur Mainz and the European Academy of Sciences and the Arts in November 2009. In 2010, she received a fellowship by the Gutenberg Research College, which enabled the establishment of the continuing education programme BAROCK VOKAL. College for Early Music at the Mainz School of Music.
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