Seminario de Violín por Oscar Wille en Musical Arts Madrid
Del 19 al 22 de enero
El violinista berlinés y co-fundado del Kuss Quartett Oliver Wille será el anfitrión de una serie de seminarios sobre la técnica e interpretación del violín en Musical Arts Madrid desde el día 19 al 22 de enero de 2021.
Los alumnos del departamento de violín de Musical Arts Madrid participarán en estas sesiones instructivas de la mano de Wille, que lleva a cabo una labor encomiable en su compromiso con multitud de entidades culturales europeas: además de miembro activo del Kuss Quartett (kussquartet.com), Wille es vice presidente de la Chamber Music Society de Hannover, director artístico del “Sommerliche Musiktage Hitzacker” (el festival de música de cámara más antiguo de Alemania) y, desde 2021, estará a cargo de la International Joseph Joachim Violin Competition.
Oliver Wille was born in Berlin and studied at several universities in Berlin, Cologne, at Indiana University and New England Conservatory in USA. Eberhard Feltz, Christoph Poppen, Mauricio Fuks, Michelle Auclair and Ulf Wallin were among his teachers.
As a co-founder of the international acclaimed Kuss-Quartet he started a very active chamber music life at fairly young age of 14.
After winning the German Music Competition and the prestigeous “Premio Borciani“ in 2002, as well as being chosen from the ECHO (European Concert Hall Organisation) in 2003, the ensemble performs on main concert stages and festivals worldwide. Apart from traditional concert forms they get special attention for their series “KussPlus“ in Berlins night clubs and their collaboration with actors, poets and companies such as „Nico and the Navigators.
The Kuss Quartet recorded numerous CDs for Sony, Onyx Classics. For their latest recording they performed the entire Beethoven cycle live from Suntory Hall Tokyo on the legendary Paganini Stradivari set. The recording was published in March 2020 on rubicon classics
(see also www.kussquartet.com)
Oliver writes program notes and CD booklets and holds lecture recitals and workshops in Heidelberg, Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg, Hannover and elsewhere.
An important part of his life became teaching. He got appointed as chamber music professor at the University for Music, Drama & Media Hannover in October 2011, teaching an international quartet class. The chamber music institute is leading in creating projects and innovative formats. Several of his student ensembles are now competition prize winners and follow an international career. In October 2014 he got appointed as “International Chair in Violin“ at the Birmingham Conservatory, UK, were he teaches a violin class and the string quartet academy.
From 2011-20 he served as the vize president and artistic advisor of the Chamber Music Society Hannover, from 2014-16 he was curator of a quartet festival in Frankfurt
2016 he serves as artistic director of Germany oldest Chamber Music Festival “Sommerliche Musiktage Hitzacker“, from 2021 he will be in charge of the International Joseph Joachim Violin competition together with Antje Weithaas.
The president of German Music Competition appointed Oliver as head of the advisory council. Since 2018 he serves as jury chairman of the competition.