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    Lecturer for Choir

    Mareike Kottmann

    Mareike Kottmann started her musical education at the age of four. Since 2011, she has studied Music at the State University of Music and the Performing Arts Stuttgart. She majors in Piano, in a class led by Maria Sofianska and also studies German Studies. In 2015, Mareike Kottmann started studying Conducting with Prof. Denis Rouger, Prof. Johannes Knecht and Prof. Richard Wien.

    Until 2012, she was a leading chairwoman and principal in the Younf Philharmonic Ostwürttemberg e.V. and participated in the orchestra of the Philharmonics Schwäbisch Gmünd and the Chamber Orchestra Rosenstein e.V. Currently, she is an active singer in the chamber orchestra figure humaine as well as in the chamber choir of the State University of Music and the Performing Arts Stuttgart.

    In addition, she extends her muscial education as a part of „Song-Duo“ with baritone Simon Amend, among others with Thomas Seyboldt.

    • Various activities as choir leader and director, for example at Musical-Kids Schwäbisch Gmünd e.V.

    • Awarded the first prize in the International Competition of Chamber Choirs with the choir of the Stuttgart Academy of Music

    • Since the 2015 summer term position as tutor for choir-conducting at the State University of Music and the Performing Arts Stuttgart

    • Continued education in musical conducting by visiting workshops for example with Prof. Friederike Woebcken (2016), Frieder Bernius (2017), Prof. Morten Schuldt – Jensen (2015), Prof. Dieter Kurz (2014) and choir director Thomas Lang (2015)

    Mareike Kottmann