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    Bezirk Oberfranken

    Jugendsymphonieorchster Oberfranken

    Haus Marteau auf Reisen

    Musikzauber Franken



    Internationale Musikbegegnungsstätte Haus Marteau
    Lobensteiner Str. 4
    95192 Lichtenberg
    Tel: (0 92 88) 6495


    Ludwigstraße 20
    95444 Bayreuth
    Tel: (09 21) 604-1608
    Fax: (09 21) 604-1606

    Künstlerischer Leiter
    Prof. Christoph Adt
    Schubertstraße 4
    90491 Nürnberg

    Dr. Ulrich Wirz
    Ludwigstraße 20
    95444 Bayreuth

    Prof. Wolfgang Manz

    Born in 1960, he studied with Drahomir Toman and Karl-Heinz Kämmerling, with whom he completed his studies in Hanover in 1986 with the graduate recital. Since 1986 he has regularly taught at the “International Master Classes Trier” as well as in South Korea. From 1994 to 1998 he was employed at the School of Music in Karlsruhe. In 2000 he was guest professor for a semester in Yokohama/Japan, before he became Professor for Piano at the Music School in Nuremberg/Augsburg. For many years he has been a member of the jury in national and international competitions (incl. Youth Plays Music, German Music Competition 2001, “Prix Amadeo” 2005, International Competition for Young Pianists, Ettlingen 2006, Walter Gieseking Piano Competition 2007, Rachmaninov Competition 2008, Enescu Competition 2009). Wolfgang Manz has also won prizes in many international piano competitions; 1981: second prize in Leeds, 1983: second prize in Brussels), 1980: Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Prize in Berlin, 1989: at the Van Cliburn Competition Texas / USA with the Jury Prize. Since his competition success, he is in demand internationally as a piano soloist and teacher. His repertoire covers around 50 piano concertos, from Bach to modern day, and a comprehensive solo programme. His students won first, second and third prizes at competitions in Leeds, Hong Kong, Epinal (France), Iturbi (Spain) and at the Tomassoni Competition in Cologne in 2005, in Italy and Chile.




    2008 Bezirk Oberfranken