with Walter-Michael Vollhardt


Workshop A:

Cello-Orchestra for around 24 cellists

Music by Piazzolla, Joplin, Holm, Klengel, Popper, Abreu etc.

Open for cello teachers, amateurs and students


Workshop B:

Global Cello: Seminar about enlarging your cello repertoire for music from all parts of the world.

Contemporary cello music from Germany, US, Argentine, Brazil, Japan, Israel, Russia etc.

Open for cello teachers and students


Workshop C:

Strings Chamber Orchestra: Workshop for Contemporary Music

Music by Britten, Bartok, Glass, Piazzolla, Dinescu, Strawinsky, Schtschedrin etc.

Open for string teachers and students


Workshop D:

Masterclass for Conductors of School Orchestras

In conjunction with the Workshop for Chamber Orchestra

Topics: Suitable repertoire, profound knowledge about string technique, articulation, phrasings, intonation, sound.

Open for music teachers

Interested? Please contact vollhardt@gmx.de

Masterclasses for Cellists and Conductors in Brazil at the

  • International Cello Encounter of Rio de Janeiro
  • Federal University, Rio de Janeiro
  • Federal University of Sao Paulo
  • Institute Tom sobre Tom, Sao Paulo
  • University of Brasilia
  • Escola de Musica, Brasilia
  • Federal University of Piaui, Teresina
  • University of Uberlandia (UDI-Celloensemble)
  • Foundation Carlos Gomez, Belem
  • Musical Foundation for Amazonia Vale Musica, Belem
  • Teatro Jose Alencar, Fortaleza
  • Conservatorio Pernambucano, Recife
  • Escola de Musica, Joao Pessoa
  • Goethe-Institute, Porto Alegre
Masterclasses for Cellists and Conductors at MUSON in Lagos (Nigeria)
Workshop for Young String Players at YONA in Windhoek (Namibia)
Masterclass in Penang (Malaysia)
Workshop for Children Choir at the Children Hospital of Shanghai (China)
Masterclass at the California State University in Los Angeles (USA)
Masterclass at the Instituto Superior de Artes in Havanna (Cuba)
Masterclass for the Chamber Orchestra of Kingston (Jamaica)
Workshop at the Casa de los Tres Mundos in Granada (Nicaragua)
Masterclass at the Conservatory of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic)
Masterclass at the Conservatory of Panama City (Panama)
Masterclass for Cellists at the University of Panama City (Panama)
Masterclasss for Cellists and Masterclass for Young Conductors at the Federal University of Costa Rica in San Jose (Costa Rica)
Masterclass at the Escola de Musica in Guatemala City (Guatemala)
Masterclass for Cello Ensemble at the National Camp of the Orquesta Sinfonica Juvenil Intercultural in Guatemala
Masterclasses in Chile
Masterclasses at the International Music Festival in Positano (Italy)
Masterclass at the Orvieto-Festival (Italy)
Masterclass in Lahr (Germany)
Coach at the Collegium Musicum, Schloss Pommersfelden (Germany)
Freiburg Masterclasses (a.o. Cello-Ensemble with Thomas Demenga as soloist)
Coachings of various Federal Youth Orchestras and Chamber Music groups
Individual training of instrumentalists in preparation for auditions and competitions
Teacher for Cello and Chamber music, Conductor of the Symphony Orchestra at the Hamburg Conservatory in Germany from 1978 to 1984
Principal Cellist of the Freiburg Philharmonic in Germany from 1984-2018