Course Period 2

Piano - Young Excellence

01.08.2022 - 05.08.2022

Andreas Weber

Languages: German, English

Andreas Weber began his pianistic education at the Music University of Cologne with Karin Merle and continued with Hans Leygraf at the University of Music in Salzburg.

He gives concerts as a soloist and as chamber musician in Europe and Asia, i.a. with the Trio Cartellieri and with the Violinist Albert Fischer. Television recordings in Austria, Korea and China. He holds many masterclasses in Korea, China, Germany and Belgium and is member of jury in national and international piano competitions in Germany, Austria, China and Korea. He made CD recordings with the Cellist Hanna Spielbüchler ( Brahms, Schubert and Franck) as well with the Violinist Albert Fischer ( Mozart, Brahms, Schubert ) and with the Trio Cartellieri ( Turina, Takacs, Piazzolla).

Since 2002 Andreas Weber is professor for piano at the University Mozarteum and since 2005 he is the head of the Leopold-Mozart-Institut for highly talented young students and is promoting young talents at national and international level. Since 2009 he is professor at the International Summer Academy of Mozarteum. Many of his students are prize winners of international piano competitions.

Young Excellence - Intensive Class for highly talented young students.

Classes for particularly talented children and young people in cooperation with the Leopold Mozart institute of the Mozarteum University.

The Leopold Mozart institute of the Mozarteum University promotes particularly talented children and young people. The promotion is directed towards developing a professional musicality, whilst enjoying musical activity, artistic creativity and the self-implementation of the talented students, which may lead to exceptional musical achievements.

The course has its focus on the intensive recess of a preparatory repertoire (three works of different style and character), the artistic arrangement of the works in the close sense connection with the technical realization. It is recommended to chose an age-according repertoire.

Lecturers, who have special experience in the work with gifted young talents, will lead these intensive courses.

For students at the Leopold Mozart Institute (Encouragement of talented students) participation in the intensive course is free.
For external ones (age limit: 16 years) intensive course: EUR 300