TALENT MUSIC 
MASTER COURSES

VIOLA PROFESSORS

Tomoko Akasaka
professor for the programs:
Annual Course, Artistic Master, Post-Graduate Master
1st prize at the 12th International "Japan Classical Music Competition" and the 3rd prize at the 53rd International Music Competition of ARD. Soloist with the most prestigious orchestra, she performed in Switzerland, France, Italy, Germany and Japan. Chamber music partners include  Gidon Kremer, Yuri Bashmet, Daniel Hope, Juliane Banse, Heinz Holliger, Menahem Pressler, Julian Steckel, Andreas Ottensamer, Daishin Kashimoto, the Kuss Quartet and many more. Tomoko Akasaka joined the Amaryllis Quartet in 2016.​
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Thomas Riebl
professor for the programs:
Annual Course, Artistic Master, Post-Graduate Master
3rd and 1st prize winner at the International competitions in Munich (ARD) and New York (Naumburg).He has performed with the Chicago, Vienna and Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestras, Claudio Abbado, Jessey Norman, Andras Schiff and Gidon Kremer. Founder member of the Vienna String Sextet. Professor at the  University Mozarteum Salzburg. Many of his students have won international competitions, have joined leading string quartets or symphony orchestras and have become professors at music universities.​
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