Prof. Martin Strohhäcker

Prof. Martin Strohhäcker

Prof. Martin Strohhäcker began his studies at the State University of Music and Performing Arts Stuttgart under Prof. Werner Jacob (organ), Prof. Kenneth Gilbert (harpsichord), Prof. Lieselotte Gierth and Prof. André Marchand (piano); followed by organ studies at the Conservatoire National de Musique Paris under Prof. Marie-Claire Alain and at the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Barcelona under Prof. Montserrat Torrent.

Strohhäcker, who received scholarships from the German Academic Scholarship Foundation and the German Academic Exchange Service, won the organ competition of the Internationale Orgelwoche Nürnberg in 1981 and was awarded the “Premier Prix avec félicitations du jury” by the Conservatoire de Paris in 1983.

From 1987 to 1988, he taught at the Conservatorio Superior de Música in Barcelona, and, in 1988, he was named cantor of Neuenbürg and worked as a lecturer for artistic organ music and improvisation at the University of Church Music in Esslingen.

In 1994, he was appointed as a professor for artistic organ music and improvisation at the University of Church Music in Dresden and is its prorector since 1995. Since 1997, he is a presidium member and, since 2000, board member of the Gottfried Silbermann association Freiberg. He also works as the organist of the Dreikönigskirche in Dresden-Neustadt.

Besides his teaching, Strohhäcker performs national and international concerts and is also working as a jury member in several international competitions.

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