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Günter Seifert – Violin

Member of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Born in Weyer, Upper Austria. 1962 to 1969 – Studied at Mozarteum Salzburg. 1969 to 1972 – Studied at Music School of Higher Education Vienna. 1972 – Joined the Vienna State Opera Orchestra 1974 – Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in 1974 (First Violin). 1980 – First Violin of the Seifert […]

Rémy Ballot – Violin

Member of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Born in Paris Studied the violin (Gérard Poulet), music theory and pedagogy at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris. In 2004, Ballot moved to Vienna to develop his musical career, establishing himself as a regular first violin in the Vienna Philharmonic and the Vienna State Opera Orchestra, […]

Hans Peter Ochsenhofer – Viola

Member of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Mr. Ochsenhofer was born on 13 January 1948 in Graz, Austria. He received his first musical education in Oberschützen (part of the University of Music in Graz -violin, trumpet). Then he studied violin with Prof. Franz Samohyl at the University of Music in Vienna. 1971 –  violinist in the […]

Manfred Hecking – Double Bass

  Manfred Hecking, MD PhD is an associate professor for internal medicine at the Medical University of Vienna, Austria. Born in Wiesbaden Hecking studied music and medicine in Berlin. He auditioned and became a full member of the Munich Philharmonic and of the Vienna Philharmonic (until 2006), before starting to work as a medical doctor. […]