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Das Philharmonische Tagebuch

Interna 2010

Wed, 03. November 2010



Vier neue Mitglieder aufgenommen

Daniela Ivanova

Daniela Ivanova was born on December 24, 1977 in Burgas ( Bulgaria). During her education at the music high school "Pantscho Vladigerov", which she concluded with the Matura in 1996, she studied viola with Marin Mantchorov and won numerous national competitions. In 1999, after completing her work with a baccalaureate at the Bulgarian National Academy, she continued her study with Hans Peter Ochsenhofer at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, receiving her diploma in 2008. She won the second prize at the Österreichischen Interpreten Gesellschaft Competition in 1999, made her mark at the Gottfried von Einem Competition in 2000, and received the first prize at the 13th International Chamber Music Competition in Thessaloniki in 2003, along with the Austrian "frauen.kunst.preis" in the category music. In 2005 she was awarded the third prize at the Brahms Competition in Pörtschach.

With scholarships from the Herbert von Karajan Cener and the Swiss Maggini Foundation she augmented her viola studies through courses with Yuri Bashmet, Michael Kugel and Michael Frischenschlager. Her participation in various festivals ("Emil Tchakarov" in Burgas, Verbier Festival etc.) and numerous solo and chamber music concerts in Europe and Japan with partners such as Christopher Hinterhuber, Anika Vavic or Tibor Kovác, as well as solo appearances with the Lemberg Symphony Orchestra, the City Orchestra of Sofia and the Burgas Philharmonic Orchestra confirmed her success at these various competitions. In April of 2007, she successfully auditioned for the Vienna State Opera Orchestra and has been engaged in the viola section since September 1, 2007.


Jędrzej Górski

Jędrzej Górski was born on April 29, 1981 in Toruń, Poland and received a well-grounded musical education until he was 17 in his hometown through cello and piano lessons in the Karol Szymanowski Music School beginning in 1987; contrabass lessons at the Karol Szymanowski"Music High School from 1993; and studies at the "Nicolaus Copernicus" Lyceum from 1995. In 1998 he switched to the Artur Rubenstein Music Lyceum in Bydgoszcz, where two years later he received his matura with a "very good" in his major subject. The next phase of his musical education took him to Germany. Between 2000 and 2003 he studied contrabass at the Robert Schumann College in Düsseldorf with Wenancjusz Kurzawa and chamber music with Jürgen Kussmaul and Claus Reichardt. He then joined the contrabass class of Dorin Marc at College of Music in Nürnberg, where he also graduated with a "very good" in 2006.

Naturally his instrumental study was complemented with work in chamber music groups and orchestral experience. Thus Jedrzej Górski attended the Orchestra Academy of Nordrhein Westfalen , as well as that of the Munich Philharmonic, belonged to the German Chamber Academy in Neuss am Rhein and gave concerts with the contrabass quartet "Bass Partout". In the season 2007/07 he had a temporary contract with the Munich Philharmonic, and at that time studied privately with their solo contrabassist Sławomir Grenda. In May 2007 he auditioned successfully for the Vienna State Opera Orchestra and since September 1, 2007, has been a member of the contrabass section.


Jeremy Wilson

Jeremy Wilson, born August 2nd, 1982, is a native of McMinnville, Tennessee, USA. He began playing trombone at the age of 11, at age 13 began studying with Tom Lundberg in Nashville, and was twice ranked as the top student trombonist in the state of Tennessee. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree with honors from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where he studied from 2000-2005 under Prof. Don Hough. While in Knoxville, he was a 4-time consecutive winner of the ETW National Trombone Solo Competition. With his student jazz ensemble, Tennessee Trombonery, he won both the ETW National Jazz Ensemble Competition and the ITA Kai Winding International Jazz Ensemble Competition.

In 2004, he was named a Presser Scholar for his academic and musical achievements. He also performed regularly with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra and the Knoxville Jazz Orchestra. He then attended the University of North Texas to pursue a Master of Music degree, where he studied with Vern Kagarice, Jan Kagarice, and Tony Baker. While there, he was the winner of the ITA Frank Smith International Solo Competition, and with his trombone quartet won the ETW National Quartet Competition and the ITA International Quartet Competition. After winning his first ever orchestral audition, he joined the Vienna State Opera Orchestra on September 1, 2007.


Mark Gaal

Mark Gaal, born in Vienna on September 11, 1978, grew up in Oberwart and from the age of seven years attended the central music school there, receiving lessons first in tenor horn and later in trombone with Gerhard Imre. As of 1992, he studied trombone at the Oberschützen campus of the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz with Erik Hainzl and attended the Evangelische Oberstufenrealgymnasium, a five year music high school in Oberschützen, where he received his matura in 1997. In 2000, following numerous first prizes at "Jugend musiziert", he attained the First Concert Diploma with distinction. Master classes and seminars with Dietmar Küblböck, Joseph Alessi, Otmar Gaiswinkler and Carsten Svanberg, along with numerous engagements as a substitute for various Viennese orchestras augmented his studies. In 2001, he was hired as a bass trombonist with the Lower Austrian Tonkünstler Orchestra, and in 2002 he auditioned successfully for the Vienna Volksoper as tenor and bass trombonist. On September 1, 2007, he began his service as a tenor trombonist with the Vienna State Opera Orchestra.

In addition to his work in the orchestra, Marc Gaul is also a member of the Vienna Trombone Ensemble as well as the "ensemble xx. jahrhundert", and appears with the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, the Ensemble Kontrapunkte, the Clemencic Consort, the Pierrot Lunaire Ensemble Vienna, the "Musikwerkstatt Wien" and the Vienna Pocket Opera, all of which serve to underscore his wide musical interests. Since 2007, as an assistant to Dietmar Küblböck, he has pedagogical responsibilities at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna.



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