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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

Ute Hasenauer Ute Hasenauer was concertmaster of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in Munich, at the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra and the London Philharmonic Orchestra since 1999, there is also the first woman in the history of the orchestra. In 2004 she was elected a member of ESTA (European String Teacher's Association). In the same year she joined the faculty of the School of Music in Cologne. There, she directs the "Pre-College Cologne" training center for musically gifted "In addition to instrumental instruction in violin, she is involved in numerous committees for the talent research and promotion activities in the field of music. Ute Hasenauer appeared in numerous television productions at the Bayerischer Rundfunk, WDR, 3sat, MDR , SWR, Br-alpha, German wave, RTBF Belgium, Swiss television and on radio broadcasts in WDR5, WDR 3, NDR, RBB, BR4 Classic, SWR, radio Z and the Belgian radio. Since early childhood she performed as soloist with orchestra Sonata and gave numerous recitals at home and abroad, including as a member of X-ensemble for modern music. Ute Hasenauer studied at the state universities of Music in Essen, Cologne and Mannheim with Prof. V.Gradow, Prof.S.Grawriloff, Prof. W.Marschner and Prof. YUKim. she was an assistant of Prof.V.Gradow in Essen and Mannheim and Detmold Prof.YUKim. between 1980 and 1995 she was by renowned professors, like V.Gradow, A.Markov invited R.Ricci, M.Rostal, G.Poulet, H.Krebbers, YUKim and I.Stern to actively participate in master classes. 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

Sebastian Müller Sebastian Müller currently maintains principal study violin classes at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (Junior Department) London, and at Chethams' School of Music (Manchester). Before taking up his positions at music conservatoires in the UK, Sebastian served on the violin faculty of at Hannover Music Conservatoire (Germany), as well as at the Universities of Manchester,  Sheffield and Chichester (UK). He has been senior lecturer and director of the string orchestra at Leeds College of Music. Many of Sebastian's' students have won national and international competitions, grants and scholarships and holding positions in major European orchestras. Within his teaching concept he collaborates with scientists and practitioners in the fields of psychology and movement science and has recently submitted a patent application on a method of how to establish an individual optimal static concept of the violin hold/posture. He regularly coaches the National Youth Orchestras of Great Britain and the Portuguese National Youth Orchestra and is the artistic director of the Pro Corda Violin Courses. He is frequently invited to give masterclasses for the Pro Corda Chamber Courses, the Guildhall Summer School, the Benslow Music Trust, as well as in South America. As a violinist and chamber music coach, Sebastian has been invited to work with music specialist students from the Moscow and St Petersburg conservatories and has been guest lecturer at various music colleges. Sebastian trained with Irina Goldstein in Hannover, Germany, before studying at the Hochschule für Musik "Hanns Eisler" Berlin, Germany, with Stephan Picard. Under the tuition of Ina Kertscher he graduated with first class honours at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover, Germany. As a winner of a scholarship Sebastian continued his studies with Detlef Hahn at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where he graduated with distinction on the Master's programme. At the same time, he studied the viola with Nobuko Imai and Sven Tepl at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, Netherlands, and received further education from Pinchas Zukerman in the US, Renaud Capuçon, Antje Weithaas, Régis Pasquier and Roman Nodel. Following his studies Sebastian was awarded a junior fellowship at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London. Sebastian's extensive performance career has seen him feature as soloist with the major violin concerto (most recently Beethoven, Sibelius, Mozart, Paganini) repertoire in - and outside Europe. He has acted as principal leader and soloist of the German String Orchestra and worked with the London Symphony Orchestra, the Britten Sinfonia and currently leads the Skipton Camerata. He is first prize winner of the "Bundeswettbewerb Jugend Musiziert", the "Ivan Sutton Chamber Music Competition" and the "Südwestdeutscher Kammermusikwettbewerb". Sebastian plays on a violin made by Stephan Peter Greiner. Violin

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

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


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 classes for violin, viola and cello with internationally renowned teachers and soloists provide a good opportunity to spend a week preparing for the new academic year, a rehearsal, a concert appearance, a competition or an exam, or simply to develop a programme of their own choice.

With its generous seminar rooms, historic ambience and incomparably quiet and romantic location in the middle of the Upper Austrian Innviertel region, Schloss Zell an der Pram offers an exceptional setting for intensive work and artistic and professional development.

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 

The following services are included in the course fee

Depending on the booking, about 40 minutes or 80 minutes private lessons daily | piano accompaniment (by ‘répétiteur’)  | all classes are open for listening | occasional lectures or chamber orchestra | stage training | workshop concerts | final public concert with free admission | use of seminar and recreation rooms | use of the ping-pong tables and the sports field | additional offer of Shiatsu (to be booked separately) | active participants receive a participation diploma

The participants can practice in their living rooms, additional practicing rooms for string instrument players and for external participants are not available!

General timetable as a pdf

Registration deadline

Please note the registration deadline. Due to the high demand and limited number of participants, we recommend timely registration. Later registrations can be considered if there are any places left. 

Final concert

The final public concert will take place in the Fresco Hall of Schloss Zell an der Pram. The teachers select the participants

Leisure Time

A sports field and multi-purpose hall are available for leisure activities such as table tennis and ball games | there is a swimming pool nearby


Go ahead and book a second lesson unit (daily 80-minute private lesson) and the supplementary course "Viola for Violonists" as well!