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Andreas Eßl,

Lecturer in Diatonic Accordion

  • Mirabellplatz 1
  • 5020 Salzburg

Andreas Eßl was born in Kuchl in 1981 and taught himself his first pieces on the diatonic harmonica at the age of four. In 2003 he completed his IGP-studies at the Mozarteum University Salzburg. From 2002 to 2012 he worked as a music school teacher for diatonic harmonica at the Upper Austrian State Music School and from 2008 to 2012 he was Fachgruppenleiter for folk music at the Musikum Salzburg. Since 2003 he has been a music school teacher for diatonic harmonica at the Musikum Salzburg and since 2011 lecturer for diatonic harmonica at the Mozarteum University Salzburg. He is a member of the Weissenbacher Tanzlmusi, the Tennriedlmusi, the Hochwies Klarinettenmusi and a founding member of the Salzburg String Blowers. He composes numerous folk music pieces and is also a speaker at several folk music seminars.