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Master Class for CHAMBER MUSIC

Preformed ensembles | Violin | Viola | Cello | Piano | Flute

18.07.2021 - 24.07.2021


David Frühwirth The Salzburg-born violinist David Frühwirth studied at the Mozarteum with Prof. Paul Roczek and Ruggiero Ricci, Prof. Zackar Bron in Lübeck and Pinchas Zukerman in New York. During his studies he enjoyed working with chamber music teachers such as Walter Levin, Isidore Cohen and Jaime Laredo. He is a multiple prizewinner at national and international competitions and has performed in many important music centres, including: Musikverein Wien, Wigmore Hall, Carnegie Hall N. Y. , Großes Festspielhaus Salzburg, Herkulessaal Munich and Mariinsky Concert Hall. As a soloist, he has performed with the Mozarteum Orchestra, Yomiuri Nippon Orchestra, Mariinsky Orchestra, Dortmund Philharmonic, RSO Berlin, CNSO China, Vienna, Stuttgart Chamber Orchestras and is regularly  invited to Music Festivals such as; Salzburg Festival, Edinburgh Festival, Richard Strauss Festival, Davos Festival, Spring Festival Budapest and Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival. Chamber music is an important part of his career and so he regularly plays with outstanding colleagues. Since 2006 he is also first Violinist of the “Klenze” string quartet. David Frühwirth explores music literature with great enthusiasm for forgotten works and has brought many back on stage. Numerous CD releases (Capriccio, Crystal Records, OEHMS Classics, Hungaroton, EDA and AVIE) show his artistic work. Teaching young musicians is for Univ.-Prof. David Frühwirth particularly close to his heart and so he dedicates himself with enthusiasm to his pedagogical work. For 20 years he has been giving many master classes, training workshops and lectures in Europe, South America and Asia and is also board member of the „Austrian Master Classes“. In 2021 he was appointed a professorship at the Mdw - University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. He also received the Millennium Award in London for Lecture Recitals at the Menuhin School of Music and Oxford University. David Frühwirth plays a violin by “J. B. Vuillaume” and is the exclusive partner of Thomastik-Infeld Strings Vienna. Violin

Wonji Kim-Ozim Wonji Kim-Ozim taught from 1996 to June 2003 at the University of Music in Vienna and the University of Music in Berne as assistant to Prof. Igor Ozim. Since October 2003 she has also been assistant to the master class of Prof. Igor Ozim at the University Mozarteum in Salzburg, where she has also been leading her own preparatory class since October 2007 (Pre-College Salzburg / Leopold Mozart Institute Salzburg for the highly gifted). In the summer semester 2011 she taught as a visiting professor at the University of Art and Design Graz. She's 1. Winner of several national competitions and is also a prize winner of the Migros Cooperative Federation. She has performed as a soloist with the Seoul Symphony Orchestra, the Bern Symphony Orchestra, the Radio Symphony Orchestra Moscow under the baton of Vladimir Fedosejev, the Zurich Chamber Orchestra under the baton of Howard Griffiths, the Hungarian National Chamber Orchestra, the Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss and performed at the Sandor Veress Festival in the Tonhalle Zurich as well as at the festival "Tous les Violons du Monde" under the patronage of Sir Yehudi Menuhin in the Casino Bern. She has performed chamber music at the Herbsttöne Salzburg Festival with guitarist Eliot Fisk and as a member of the string quartet (Salzburg Mozart Soloists and others) to name but a few. Wonji Kim, born in Seoul, South Korea, received her first lessons from Prof. Li-Song. From 1989 to 1991 she took private lessons with Prof. Max Rostal. She then studied at the Bern Conservatory in the soloist class of Prof. Igor Ozim, where she graduated with distinction in 1994. Violin

Peter Langgartner Peter Langgartner is a professor for Viola, Chamber Music and Applied Music Theory at the Universität Mozarteum in Salzburg. He served as first viola player at the Teatro La Fenice (Venice) and with the Camerata Academica (Salzburg). As the violist of the Pro Arte Quartet he appeared in most of the renowned concert halls of the world and he has released a recording of Mozarts complete string quartets with the BMG. As a soloist he has appeared with all the renowned viola-concertos (Telemann, Mozart, Paganini, Hindemith, Feldman) in Austria, Germany, Italy, Spain, USA, Canada and Japan. He appeared also as a chamber musician together with (among others) Thomas Zehetmair, Benjamin Schmid, Vladimir Mendelssohn, Alois Brandhofer and Wolfgang Meyer. Other experience was the taking part in musical cabarets and cross-over projects. He has released numerous CDs with the labels Arte Nova, RCA Red Seal and Ambitus. Viola

Andreas Pözlberger Andreas Pözlberger, born 1963, he received his first cello lessons at the age of five at the Brucknerkonservatorium Linz with Dr. Karl Picker. From the age of 12 onwards he studied with Prof. Tachezi at the Mozarteum in Salzburg and gained distinction in his diploma, thereby also winning a prize from the Austrian Ministry of Culture. Finally he studied with Prof. Laszlo Mezo in Budapest for one year. He took chambermusic classes with Juergen Geise, Sandor Vegh, Dino Asciolla, Sigmund Nissel and Walter Levin. He has performed in numerous concerts both at home and abroad, and in various radio recordings, as soloist, with the chamber orchestra Harmonices Mundi, and also with the Tassilo-Quartet. Concert tours have led him through Europe, Asia and both North and South America. Since 1988 Mr. Poezlberger has been teaching violoncello at the Anton Bruckner - University in Linz and is also leading a chamber music class. Cello

Britta Bauer Britta Bauer MA, is lecturer in flute at the University of the Mozarteum in Salzburg. She is also passionately active as a teacher of children and adolescents at the Leopold Mozart “Hochbegabteninstitut” for talented young musicians as well as at the Pre-College, Salzburg of the Mozarteum. Her students include prize-winners at international competitions. Since 2007, she has been a regular guest lecturer at the international Payerbacher Masterclasses in Lower Austria and has held various seminars, courses and workshops in Austria and abroad, her next engagement being masterclasses in Beijing, China. Britta is also very much active as a concert flautist. She was solo flautist of the Hofgartenorchesters in Bonn for 7 years and has performed as soloist with several orchestras, including the Duisburger Sinfonikern, the Rheinischen Philharmonie in Koblenz and the Barockensemble Rheinklang in Cologne. She has been engaged as a soloist at various festivals, including the Wiener Festwochen, Uferlichter and Rheingau Festival and has appeared in countries such as Germany, Austria, Bolivia, Poland and Norway. As a chamber musician, she has also toured extensively through Europe with her trio, “Sirius” and also plays in a trio whose members include members of the Viennese State Opera Orchestra (Andrea Wutschek, Cello) and University of the Mozarteum (Prof. Eva Salmutter, piano). The trio gave its debut in 2005 at the Wiener Festwochen. Britta has received an international education spanning both the arts and sciences, studying flute, music education, medicine and pedagogy. She has studied in Bonn, Cologne, Berlin, Paris and Salzburg, receiving all her university degrees with distinction. Important influences in her artistic development as a flautist have come from James Galway, Marianne Geise, Peter Lukas Graf, Wolfgang Schulz and Greg Pattillo. In Paris, she studied at the Conservatoire National Supérieur in the class of Pierre Yves Artaud, where she gained significant insight into the interpretation of French music of the “Fin de Siècle” period. Through her training in medicine, she developed the idea of the “Body-Instrument” (“Körper-Instrument”) as an important part of her pedagogical work in teaching the flute. After completing an education in “Music Medicine and Music Psychology in Daily Artistic Life”, she developed a concept designed especially for the teaching of the flute: “Der Körper klingt – The Body Sounds”. She has already been invited by several international seminars to present this concept, the latest being in Lodz (Poland) in February 2015. Apart from her engagements as an educator and teacher, Britta is also active as a jury member at various competitions and as an advisor for flute at the German Music Council. She is also author for several music pedagogical magazines. Britta  plays, with much joy, a Nagahara 14 K. Flute

Gereon Kleiner Gereon Kleiner was a member of the Swietly-Klaviertrio, was teaching at the Conservatorium for Music in Vienna from 1987 to 1990 and since 1990 at the University Mozarteum in Salzburg. He won several prizes and scholarships at competitions in Bonn, Vienna, Barcelona, Senigallia and in Finale Ligure. He performed many concerts and recordings as a soloist, as a chamber musician and as a vocal accompanist in Europe and Japan. (f.e. with the "österreichisches Ensemble fïür Neue Musik", Mozarteum- Orchestra Salzburg, Camerata Academica of the Mozarteum). Gereon Kleiner studied Piano and chamber music in Stuttgart, Vienna and Salzburg with Lieselotte Gierth, Hans Kann, Roland Keller and Erika Frieser. He completed his studies at master classes with A.Jasinski, Z.Sliwinski, J.Uhde and B.Ringeissen in Salzburg, Gdansk and Weimar. Piano


Class starts on: 18.07.2021, 18:00
Arrival after: 18.07.2021, 15:00
Final Concert: 24.07.2021, 11:00
Class ends on: 24.07.2021, 14:00
Deadline: 15.06.2021

Course fee
from € 350,- plus adminstration fee € 100,- 

Course location
Castle Zell an der Pram in Upper Austria

from € 300,-



The master class for chamber music for Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano and Flute offers existing ensembles the possibility to prepare intensively concert recitals, contests or exams or just to prepare a program of free choice for your pleasure.

The participants have the possibility to work together for a week in the magic ambience of castle Zell an der Pram and to exchange experiences.

During this week, you will have the chance to interact with international well known professors and others taking part in the course. Set in the harmonic atmosphere of Castle Zell an der Pram, snuggled in picturesque Upper Austria, this course creates the ideal environment for intensive work, progress with your instrument, and the advancement of your ability to work in a group.

Invited are 

Students and young students from music universities, music colleges and conservatories | advanced students of music schools and private lessons | professional musicians | instrument teachers

Semi-professional musicians/amateurs willing to engage in working from a professional point of view will be admitted only to a limited extent for the time being. Additional places can only be booked after the deadline of May 15, according to available places

The courses are open to participants of all nationalities over the age of 14. Exceptions to the minimum age requirement are possible in consultation with the course management

Free programme selection from the solo and concert repertoire | Course languages German & English 

Following obligations are offered and contained in the fee

Daily ensemble lessons of at least 40 minutes, depending on the instrumentation of the ensemble | free use of the pianos and practizing rooms | all classes are open for listening | occasionally lectures or chamber orchestra | performance training | workshop concerts | public final concert with free admission | use of the common rooms | use of the table tennis tables and the sports field | additional offer Shiatsu (to be booked separately) | active participants receive a participation diploma

General timetable as a pdf


Late applications will be considered if possible, but due to high demand and limited space, we recommend to submit your application in time.

Final Concert

The class ends with a public concert in the Freskensaal of the castle. The participants will be selected by the professors.

Leisure-Time Activities

There are sports grounds and a gym for ball-games, table tennis, etc. You will certainly have time for swimming or a trip to explore the surroundings of Zell an der Pram.


you can participate in the solo master classes and in the master class for chamber music at the same time.