Musicians of the final concert
Technique lesson with Roland Glassl
Lesson with Prof. Christoph Schickedanz

Pictures © Ernst Käshammer / © Roland Glassl

The faculty

We are very happy to announce our new member in our faculty team, Prof. Jan Ickert (Violoncello), professor at the University for music and performing arts Frankfurt!
After 12 years of teaching and performing at the Summer Academy Leutkirch, our wonderful colluege and friend Prof. Markus Nyikos decided to quit teaching here. We completely understand his decission and are very grateful for the many wonderful classes and concerts we gave here together. All the best to you, dear Markus for your next chapter in lifel

Since begining of the Academy, Prof. Christoph Schickedanz (violin) and Prof. Roland Glassl (Viola) are part of the team. Since 2016 Roland Glassl is the artistic director following Holger Spegg (piano) who was artistic director from begining to 2015.

The master classes would not exist without the fantastic support of the city, the “VHS” and especially the Manager and Organizer of the Sommerakademy, Karl-Anton Maucher.

Prof. Christoph Schickedanz

Qualified from Indiana University Bloomington (U.S.A.); has won various awards at international competitions.
Professor of the Violin at the "Hochschule für Musik und Theater" (University of Music and Theatre) in Hamburg, Germany.

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Prof. Jan Ickert

Jan Ickert is Professor for Violoncello at the Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts and Artistic Director of the Emanuel Feuermann Conservatory of the Kronberg Academy. He is a founding member of the Chagall Quartet Berlin and a sought-after soloist, chamber musician and orchestra cellist in Germany and abroad. His students are winners of national and international competitions and have jobs in prestigious orchestras. Read More

Prof. Roland Glassl

Winner of many national and international competitions. Until 2015 member of the Mandelring Quartett. Professor of the Viola at the Musikhochschule (University of Music and Performing Arts) in Frankfurt/Germany.

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