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Carsten Neumann,

Lecturer in Training an Orchestra - Violin

  • Hubert-Sattler-Gasse 1/I (Room: M01060)
  • 5020 Salzburg

Carsten Neumann was born in Cologne and began playing the violin at the age of five with Ludwig Ellegiers. He was taught by Igor Ozim before Helmut Zehetmair accepted him into his class at the Mozarteum University Salzburg in 1986. After completing his instrumental studies, he switched to Ruggiero Ricci's master class in 1988. In 1992 he completed his concert exam with distinction. Neumann regularly attended master classes with Waleri Klimov, Ivry Gitlis and Dénes Zsigmondy. At the same time he started his extensive work as a soloist and chamber musician. As a member of the Mozarteum piano trio, he went on extensive concert tours to Japan, England and Italy. From 1993 to 1998 he played under Sandor Vegh and Roger Norrington in the Camerata Salzburg and has been the first leader of the Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra since 1998. He is teaching training an orchestra (violin) at the Mozarteum University Salzburg as an assistant to Ruggiero Ricci and also leads a audition seminar.