Veronica Kröner, Mag.art.
Lecturer in Educational Theory Violin and Viola
- Mirabellplatz 1/II (Room: A02017)
- 5020 Salzburg
Veronica Kröner was born in Ravensburg (Southern Germany). She studied at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz under HProf. Klaus Eichholz. Further studies and master courses include programs under Max Rostal, Edith Peinemann, Wanda Wilkomirska, Ion Voicu, Sandor Vegh, Erich Höbarth, Ernst Kovacic, Monica Huggett, Ingrid Seifert, and the Artis- and Amadeus-Quartett.
Since 1992, she has been a continous member in Nikolaus Harnoncourt’s Concentus Musicus Wien. In 1988, she started the Duo Claviol with pianist Adolf Hennig and 1989 the Styria-Quartett. Since 1996 she has annually organized and conducted the youth chamber orchestra AMICI MUSICI. Between 1989 and 1992 she acted as concert master for the Wiener Akamedie. Following this engagement she became a member of the Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Wien. Also in 1992, she became concert master of Haydn-Akademie Wien. Between 1996 and 1998, she also held this position in the Orquesta Ciudad de Granada. Since 1998, she has regularly participated as soloist, concert master and ensemble member at a range of concerts, TV broadcasts, CD and DVD recordings with Orchestras such as Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Salzburger Hofmusik, Orqesta Ciudad de Granada, Piccolo concerto Wien, Le Parlement de Musique Straßburg, Ensemble lyrique Amsterdam, La Stagione Frankfurt, Philharmonisches Orchester Graz, Orqesta Teatro Lliure Barcelona, Real filharmonia de Galicia Santiago de Compostela, Die Reihe Wien, Kontrapunkte Wien, Pythagoras-Ensemble Freiburg.
She has since continously collaborated with renowned conductors including Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Milan Horvat, Trevor Pinnock, Fabio Luisi, Daniel Harding, Josep Pons, Hansjörg Schellenberger, Pavo Järvi amongst others. Being commited with great passion to teaching she has enjoyed holding various teaching positions which include assistant to the professor at the University Music and Performing Arts in Graz, since 1992 being teacher of violin, viola und chamber music classes at the Joseph Haydn Conservatory in Eisenstadt, and led the orchestra from 2002 until 2008. As of March 2008 she is also lecturer for violin didactic and teaching practice at the Mozarteum University Salzburg. Additionally, she is sought after internationally for giving seminars and teaching courses.