Universität für Musik Wien | Royal Northern College of Music
Teaching languages: German | English | French
Sebastian Müller currently maintains principal study violin classes at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, at the Yehudi Menuhin School London, as well as at the Royal Northern College of Music. He holds the position of visiting professor of violin at the Escuela Superior de Música in Valencia.
He previously taught at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover, as well as at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and at various universities in the UK and abroad.
Müller’s extensive performance career has seen him feature as soloist with the major violin concerto 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, Britten Sinfonia and the Oxford Philharmonic.
Many of Müller’s students have won national and international competitions, grants and scholarships. He collaborates with scientists and practitioners in the fields of psychology and movement science and has submitted a patent application on a method of establishing an individual optimal static concept of the violin hold/posture. He regularly coaches the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and the Portuguese National Youth Orchestra and is frequently invited to give masterclasses globally. Since 2017 he is director of the “Pro Corda” Violin Courses in the UK.
Müller trained with I. Goldstein, S. Picard, I. Kertscher and D . Hahn, at the Berlin (Hanns Eisler), London (Guildhall), Amsterdam and Hannover conservatoires and received further education form P. Zukerman, R. Capuçon, A. Weithaas, R. Pasquier and R. Nodel. Following his studies Müller was awarded an Artist Fellowship at the Guildhall School.
Müller plays on a violin by Stephan Peter Greiner